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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.Auburn University


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