Mission, Vision & Beliefs
Impacting the lives of our students, our community, our world”
RCS will be recognized as a leader in our state for excellence in academic growth. We will reach all students through relationships, character building, and strong community involvement, while providing first class facilities, technologies, and engaging educational experiences.
Excellence: We believe excellence is obtained by striving for improvement each and every day.
We believe that learning occurs best when every student is engaged in differentiated instruction and authentic learning every day.
We believe that all students can learn, achieve, and succeed given a supportive and challenging learning environment.
We believe that a safe and nurturing environment promotes learning.
Relationship: We believe in building strong relationships with students, faculty, parents, and the community.
We believe quality people who are motivated and effective are our system’s most important resource.
We believe that students “don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”.
We believe that fine arts, academic clubs, and athletic experiences facilitate personal growth, leadership, and positive relationships.
Character: We believe that good character is the foundation of a responsible and productive citizen.
We believe that respect for others and self are paramount to achievement and success.
We believe that every person is a teacher and role model through his/her actions.
We believe the development of character is equal in importance to academic growth and critical to developing responsible citizens.
Community: We believe that education is a partnership among schools, families, and community.
We believe that children are our community’s most valuable asset.
We believe our diverse population should be celebrated, and we should view these diversities as a chance for growth and a deeper understanding of the community and those around us.
We believe that by effectively reaching and teaching students, parents, and the community, we can change the world around us.
We believe that our schools’ success identifies our community and is vital to its future.
Tis the Season
Russellville High School FBLA holds its annual toy drive Dec. 7
RMS Hosts annual food drive
Russellville Middle School’s FCCLA and SADD held their 2018 Food Drive recently and collected a total of 1,520 cans for donation.
RCS salutes veterans
Russellville Middle School and Russellville High School joined forces this year to put on the Veterans Day Salute Nov. 9.
Golden Tigers take down Wildcats 48-13
The RHS Golden Tigers scored touchdowns six of the first seven time they had the football...
Lady Golden Tigers find mixed results in volleyball action
The Russellville varsity volleyball team had a busy week on the court with nine matches over the course of seven days.
RCS Starts Youth Leadership Academy
"Great leaders don't tell you how to lead; they show you how it's done."
RHS teacher earns recognition from UNA
The job of a teacher is multifaceted, and one of the roles a teacher fills is serving as a mentor to students – and, in the case of Lorraine Perez, to student teachers.
RCS Celebrates community support
In the midst of the holiday season that is full of such joy, generosity and goodwill, I can’t help but think of how these things are on full display, not just during the holidays but year-round, in our community and in our schools.
RHS Students create Toyland Art
Nichole Putman, Kacie Fleming and Karli Monroe are three of the students who worked on the Roxy’s Legend of Toyland paintings. Click here to view the full picture and article!
The Super Citizens of RCS Honor Community Heros!
Today, over 450 students filled the Russellville High School Auditorium. After finishing 10 weeks in the Super Citizen Program...
Russellville Elementary Kidcam!
Golden Tiger Country always extends a warm welcome when I come to visit, and the Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders nearly blew the roof off the RCS Auditorium this morning with a big “GO TIGERS!”
RCS mentor program makes strides
A new volunteer opportunity is now available to Russellville High School students and adult community members: the Golden Tiger Bigs Program.
Russellville High observes National School Lunch Week
Creating “recipes for success” is something Russellville City Schools tries to do for students, according to Child Nutrition Program director Elaine Vaughn, and that was the theme for National School Lunch Week, Oct. 9-13.
Russellville Selected as...
Alabama's #1 'standout' High School
It is the official policy of the Russellville City School System that no person shall on the grounds of race, sex, religion, color, creed, national origin, disability or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.
Inquiries or complaints regarding compliance with Federal Regulations may be directed to Claudia Askew, Russellville City Board of Education, 1945 Waterloo Road, Russellville, AL 35653.