A National Leader in Public Education

Hoover City Schools 

Established in 1987, Hoover City Schools comprises 10 elementary schools, one intermediate school, three middle schools, two high schools, one career education center. With over 13,000 students enrolled and 1,800 employees, Hoover City Schools is one of the largest public-school systems in Alabama. While growing and operating a large system with an annual budget of $211 million, Hoover City Schools has maintained a level of academic and athletic excellence. Hoover City Schools is one of the most diverse public-school systems in Alabama. Over 30 foreign languages are spoken in Hoover schools and one out of every 10 students speak a non-English primary language. 

Jefferson State Community College - Shelby Campus

Jefferson State Community College’s Shelby Campus is a 109 acre facility located in the heart of Hoover on Valleydale Road. The campus offers a range of academic programs, including transferable courses, career and technical education, and workforce development training. In addition, the campus offers programs that prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce in fields such as nursing, welding, and culinary arts. The campus also provides workforce development training, including certification courses and continuing education classes, to help individuals enhance their skills and knowledge for career advancement or personal enrichment. Overall, Jefferson State Community College Shelby Campus provides a diverse range of programs to support students in achieving their academic and career goals. The campus also features modern facilities, including a library, computer labs, and science labs, as well as student organizations and activities to enhance the college experience.