Former Students-Grad Exam

Any former Winston County student who did not pass sections of the Alabama High School Graduation Exam may still pursue a diploma through upcoming administrations of the exams. The next opportunity to take the exam will be November 30-December 4, 2015 at Alabama State University in Montgomery. If you plan to take the graduation examination in December, you must notify the Alabama State Department of Education, Student Assessment Section, no later than two weeks prior to the administration date. Please contact Lauren Archer, Winston County Schools Student Assessment Director for more information (205-489-5018 or

WCHS Blood Drive

Monday, December 7, 2015
Winston County High School Blood Drive
8:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. in the gym
For an appointment, please visit and enter key word: WinstonHS or call 800-RED-CROSS.
All 16-year-old donors must bring an American Red Cross permission slip signed by a parent or guardian to the blood drive.

Job Postings

Use the Human Resources link, in the left column, to search for job openings, learn about our application process, and to apply for a job.

Honor Rolls

Addison Elementary School  |  Meek Elementary School    |    Double Springs Elementary School   |    Winston County High School    |    Lynn High School    |    Double Springs Middle School    |    Lynn Elementary School   |   Addison High School    |    Meek High School

Wellness Screening & Flu Shots

PEEHIP wellness screening and Flu shots - employees must bring their insurance card and fill out an Influenza Vaccine administration form (print this form, fill it out, and bring it with you).
Double Springs Middle Thursday, December 10th
Winston County High Thursday, December 10th
Wellness Screening only. They have already had their Flu shots.

Afterschool Meal Program

The At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program is now being offered at Winston County High School and Double Springs Middle school. The meals are free of charge to all students age 18 and younger. Read more...

Proposed FY16 Budget

Winston County Board of Education Proposed Annual Budget
for Fiscal Year October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016.
Proposed Annual Budget  
Budget Hearing Presentation

DSES Pre-K Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Double Springs Elementary Preschool Program. There are limited slots available; availability is on a first come, first serve basis. More information & Printable application.

Meek Pre-K Program

Meek Elementary School Application for Pre-K
This program will accept a maximum of eighteen students age 4 (on or before Sept. 1, 2015) that are not eligible for kindergarten. All students must be residents of Winston County.

Children’s Rehabilitation Service

Serving Alabama’s children and youth with special needs from birth to 21.
• Coordination of care
• Education to enhance care skills and medical knowledge
• Information and referral
• Support, information and opportunities for involvement for families and youth
• Specialty evaluation clinics
• Specialty medical clinics
For information about the CRS office in your area: call 800-846-3697, or visit our website at

Year of the Nurse

Attached is a proclamation from Governor Robert Bentley declaring 2015 the Year of the Nurse in the state of Alabama. We appreciate Governor Bentley's recognition of all the contributions that Alabama nurses make to their communities on a daily basis and join him in thanking you for your service to our state.

Curriculum - Winston County Teaches the College and Career Readiness Standards

I am an Alabama Parent  - What do Alabama's College and Career Ready Standards mean for my child?
Frequently Asked Questions  about College and Career Ready Standards.
CCRS Myth & Facts - Facts about the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards
All information was taken from the Alabama Department of Education website.

Notice to Parents

Basic school funding depends on the free & reduced forms that the parents are asked to fill out. Whether the student does or does not eat in the cafeteria, it is very important to the Winston County School System that the forms are completed. Forms may be picked up in the school office. More information about the school lunch program can be found in the child nutrition section.

Accountability Reporting

Student Achievement Reports are available from the Alabama State Department of Education's Accountability Reporting System.


PayPAMS was designed to provide parents with a safe and convenient way to prepay for student's meals online. Parents can set up automatic payment plans, view balances and account history, and receive automated notification on balance status.


The Winston County Schools report for the yearly update on the asbestos management program.

Public Notice

Winston County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Name and/or Title: Mrs. Sara L. Ritter 504 Coordinator
Address: 25101 Highway 195, Double Springs, AL 35553
Telephone No. (205) 489-5018 ext. 6719
Name and/or Title: Mr. Shandy Porter, Civil Rights Coordinator
Address: 25101 Highway 195, Double Springs, AL 35553
Telephone No. (205) 489-5018 ext. 6714

Winston County Schools Mission

The Winston County School System will prepare students for the 21st Century by engaging all learners in meaningful learning experiences that meet the highest educational and ethical standards in a caring, collaborative learning community supported through partnerships with parents and families, businesses, civic organizations, and higher education.

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