Welcome to Choctaw County School System and thank you for visiting our website. Our values serve as the foundation upon which we execute our vision, which is to equip and inspire all learners to reach their highest potential.

 We are committed to providing students a safe learning environment, quality instruction, access to cutting-edge technology, and relevant learning opportunities that will prepare them for success beyond high school in the 21st Century. We value, respect, and support our teachers because we believe the key to student learning is great teaching. To help equip and inspire students in their learning, we provide teachers ongoing, useful professional development and technology tools to improve their instruction for the purpose of advancing student learning to the highest levels.

 Thank you for supporting us in the important work of educating our community’s children and young people. We sincerely appreciate the support and the community’s commitment to building our schools. Our students both need, and deserve nothing less if they are to reach their potentials.

Jacquelyn James,
Superintendent of Education
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Mrs. James has been involved in education in Choctaw County for the last 25 years. She left the 
CCBOE in 2015, to run the Choctaw County branch of Alabama Cooperative Extension System 
(ACES), a division of Auburn University. After retiring from Auburn University in December 
2021, Mrs. James chose to run for Superintendent. After a successful campaign Mrs. James
was sworn in as Superintendent of Education, Choctaw County School System on
January 3, 2023. Mrs. James has been recognized for her achievements in public education.
She has been named Teacher of the Week, Teacher of the Month, Teacher of the Year
and Principal of the Year. 
Mrs. James moved to Choctaw County in 1993. Prior to becoming an educator
Mrs. Jameswas an accountant. She is a graduate of Faulkner University with a
B.S. and she has a M.S. from Troy University. After moving to Choctaw County,
she completed multiple degrees in education at the University of West Alabama.  
Mrs. James began her educational journey as a special education teacher at
SCES. Next, she served as Principal until 2013. At that point she was selected
to head up the Special Education department for the Choctaw County School System.
In March 2014 Mrs. James was named as Interim Superintendent.  
She is married to Jimmy James and they live in Choctaw County.