Anniston offers an array of educational opportunities from a great city system, to private, parochial, vocational, and college preparatory K-12 schools to community colleges.

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Public schools in Anniston include:


Private Christian schools in Anniston include:

Faith Christian School
Faith Christian School is a K4-12 non-denomination, Christian school. FCS was started in 1978 as a ministry of Faith Presbyterian Church to provide Anniston and its surrounding communities with an alternative for educating children in a Christian environment. FCS is SACS accredited, a member of ACSI, and the Alabama High School Sports Athletic Association.

Sacred Heart Catholic School

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School includes three sections: the Primary School, the Academy, and the Preparatory School. All three sections focus on the intellectual and spiritual growth of our students, encouraging them to excel in both the classroom and the community. By working together, we develop a strong Christian bond between the students, teachers, and families.

Private academic schools in Anniston include:

Donoho School
The Donoho School is a coeducational college-preparatory day school enrolling more than 400 students in grades PK-12. The school features a challenging academic curriculum within a family environment and opportunities for all students to participate in athletics, the performing arts, and a wide array of other co and extra-curricular activities.

Community Colleges in Anniston include:

Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden State Community College is a public, open-door, comprehensive community college dedicated to meeting the changing needs of citizens in its service area. It offers the first two years of a four-year degree, a number of technical and certificate programs, and non-credit programs that include continuing education, skills training, and adult education. GSCC consists of the following campuses, centers, and instructional sites in Alabama: Wallace Drive, East Broad, and Valley Street campuses (Gadsden) and Ayers Campus (Anniston); McClellan Center; and Piedmont High School, Pell City High School, Cherokee County, Cleburne County, and St Clair Correctional Facility (IEP) instructional sites.