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Mission Statement

Talladega City Board of Education:  

The mission of the Talladega City School System is to create a culture of learning that provides

opportunities for high achievement, a foundation for lifelong success, and to instill pride

among our students, parents, employees and community.

Talladega City Board of Education:  
It is our vision that students will reach their maximum potential in an ever-changing world and transfer learning to life. 
Student Creed:  
As a student at Zora Ellis, I promise to show courage and integrity.  I will in spire others students to be responsible.   Each day that I walk through these halls I will be a positive influence.  I will do my work to the best of my ability.  I am a Zora Ellis Student. 

Belief Statements:

Education should include meaningful, rigorous, relevant and high quality instruction that meets the diverse needs of individual students through innovative approaches.

All students should be challenged to reach their highest potential and given the opportunity to learn at high levels.

Good character includes morally and socially acceptable behavior.

Educators and students must be provided with up-to-date technology and infrastructure to be successful.

Consistent and clear communication between the Board, Superintendent, school leaders, and all school system stakeholders is expected.

Education is a shared responsibility between parents, students and educators that will inspire and improve the quality of life for families, the community and students.

High morals and ethical behaviors will be modeled by students, teachers, staff, and administrators.

Students and employee should be provided with an emotionally and physically safe environment.

Diversity is respected, included and valued.

Faith inspires.

A healthy school system is vital to a vibrant, prosperous community.

The Talladega City School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, creed, marital status, age or disability in its programs, activities, or employment practices and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups, as required by the Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Age Discrimination Act, Section 504, and ADA regulations. For information regarding the existence and location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible and usable by persons with disabilities or for inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies contact Mrs. Melissa Dyer, Central Office, Talladega City Schools, at 501 South Street, East, Talladega, AL 35160 (256-315-5674). 

The Talladega City Schools' Title IX Coordinator is Mrs. Melissa Dyer. She can be reached at the District's Central Office, 501 South Street East, Talladega, AL 35160, (256) 315-5674. She is responsible for coordinating the District's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX, a law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender in the District's programs and activities.