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Education is very important in Lee County. Enclosed is information about the county’s public, private and higher education schools.




Public School Registration


By Alabama law, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1 to enter kindergarten and 6 years old on or before September 1 to enter the first grade. Documents required to register include:


  • A certified birth certificate
  • Immunization records on state forms
  • Vision, hearing, and dental screening records from a family doctor or local health clinic
  • A social security card
  • Proof of residency in the school attendance zone.



For more information, contact the local school.


There are 3 public school systems within Lee County: Auburn City Schools, Opelika City Schools and the Lee County school system.





 Auburn City Schools



Auburn City Schools Board of Education

855 East Samford Avenue






Auburn Early Education Center

721 East University Drive



Elementary Schools

Cary Woods Elementary School

715 Sanders Street



Dean Road Elementary School

335 Dean Road



Ogletree Elementary School

737 Ogletree Road


Wrights Mill Road Elementary School

807 Wrights Mill Road



Yarbrough Elementary School

1555 North Donahue Drive




Middle/Junior High Schools


Drake Middle School

655 Spencer Avenue



Auburn Junior High

332 Samford Avenue




High School


Auburn High School

405 South Dean Road


Lee County Schools


Lee County Schools Board of Education

100 South 6th Street




Elementary Schools

Beauregard Elementary School

300 Lee Road

Opelika, AL



Beulah Elementary School

4747 Lee Road 270

Opelika, AL



Loachapoka Elementary School

685 Lee Road 61

Loachapoka, AL



Smiths Station Elementary School

171 Lee Road 728

Smiths, AL



Smiths Station Primary School

150 Lee Road 295

Smiths, AL




 Middle Schools

Sanford Middle School

1500 Lee Road 11

Opelika, AL



Smiths Station Intermediate School

80 Lee Road 926

Smiths, AL


Wacoochee Middle School

Lee Road 254

Salem, AL





High Schools

Beauregard High School

4747 Lee Road 270

Opelika, AL



Beulah High School

4848 Lee Road 270

Valley, AL


Loachapoka High School

685 Lee Road 61

Loachapoka, AL



Smiths Station High School

1100 Lee Road 298

Smiths, AL


Opelika City Schools


Opelika City Schools

Board of Education

300 Simmons Street



Elementary Schools


Carver Primary School

307 Carver Avenue



Jeter Primary School

700 Jeter Avenue



Southview Primary School

2712 Marvyn Parkway



Intermediate / Middle Schools

Morris Avenue Intermediate School

8 Morris Avenue



Northside Intermediate Schools

601 5th Street North



West Forrest Intermediate School

2801 Waverly Parkway



Opelika Middle School

1206 Denson Drive



High School


Opelika High School

1700 Lafayette Parkway






Opelika Learning Center

214 Jeter Avenue



Alternative School

Brown Center

1103 Glenn Street


Private Schools



Lee-Scott Academy – offering Pre-K through 12th

1601 Academy Dr.

Auburn, AL  36830




Springwood School – offering K4 through 12th

1814 Cherry Dr.

Lanett, AL 




Trinity Christian School – offering K through 12th

1010 India Rd.

Opelika, AL  36801




Eastwood Christian School – offering 1st through 12th

2176 Lee Rd 183

Opelika, AL 36804





 Higher Education


Auburn University

107 Samford Hall

Auburn, AL 36849 

Auburn is one of the largest universities in the South, remaining at the educational forefront with their emphasis on a blend of arts and applied sciences. It was founded in 1856 as the East Alabama Male College, 20 years after the city of Auburn’s founding.


Frequently called numbers:

·        Admissions: 334-844-4080

·        Alumni Affairs: 334-844-2586

·        Auburn Athletic Tickets: 334-844-4040, 1-800-AUB-1957

· (website for Auburn athletics)


University Profile:

·        Enrollment: 23,333

·        Graduate Students: 3,169

·        Campus Size: 1,840 acres and 375 buildings

·        School Mascot: Aubie the Tiger




Southern Union State Community College

        Opelika Campus:         1701 Lafayette Parkway Opelika, AL 36801

Wadley Campus:      750 Roberts Street, Wadley, AL  36276

Valley Campus:         321 Fob James Drive, Valley, AL  36854


Founded in 1922, Southern Union is a two-year college with campuses in Opelika, Wadley and Valley. Southern Union provides programs of instruction which offer opportunities for lifelong learning through pre-baccalaureate, career and continuing education programs. The Opelika campus offers day and evening classes.



This list is provided for information purposes only and is not intended as an endorsement of any of these schools or their services.

 Information herein deemed reliable but not guaranteed.







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