We’re passionate about education and the Rocket City is a great place for families to enjoy learning outside the classroom as well as in. Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley is home to some great schools and exceptional students! We’ve made it easier to educate yourself about all the offerings below.
This is Part Three in our 3-part series – get more awesome local education resources in our Ultimate Back to School Guide!
Get Schooled About Local Schools
Finding Online School Support Groups
Local Facebook Groups
Especially when school buildings start re-open up, these groups can help families sort through all the information and connect you with answers.
Spotlighting North Alabama Schools
RCM’s School Spotlight series
Parents researching Greater Huntsville’s public, private, and preschools should dive deep into this series. All of your basic questions will be answered!
Considering Going Private?
Private School Directory
Want to know more about local options for private schools? We put them all in one place.
Preschools In Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County
Multiple studies have shown that early education goes a long way in preparing children for a lifetime love of learning. This list of local preschool options can help parents choose one that’s right for them.
What’s a Magnet School?
5 Traits Your Child Will Get in a Magnet Arts Program
A short list of the competencies your child will gain in the in Huntsville City School’s Magnet Arts programs.
Homeschooling in Huntsville
As more and more options are available, some families are choosing to provide their child an education at home. If you’re thinking about homeschooling, or have been doing it for a while, we hope these articles will help you along your journey.
- Homeschooling in Huntsville: How to Get Started & Everything In-Between
- The Ultimate Homeschooling Guide to Huntsville
Even More Great Local Back to School Info
- Get Ready to Go Back to School
- Supporting Students and Teachers in Huntsville
- Childcare Guide to Huntsville & North AL
Rocket City Mom is a website about raising children in and around Huntsville, Alabama. Started in late 2010 by a local mom and newcomer to Huntsville, Rocket City Mom has grown into a thriving community of local parents and now boasts a staff of four, thirteen regular contributors, and tens of thousands of Tennessee Valley readers making it the #1 Parenting Resource in North Alabama.