• Current Programs:

    HIPPY - Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is a parent involvement, school readiness program that helps parents prepare their three, four, and five year old children for success in school and beyond.

    First Class-  Alabama's Voluntary Pre-K Grant Program - Madison City School System has been awarded nine grants for Pre K classes for four year old children. This state funded pre-k program grant, First Class, is administered through the Alabama Department of Children's Affairs Office of School Readiness.


    SAIL Grant - Summer Adventures in Learning (SAIL) is a collective impact project that works to overcome summer learning loss in Madison City English Learners.  It brings funders together with program providers, the three local school districts, The Schools Foundation, and the Community Foundation to work collaboratively to improve student outcomes. 



    Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) - Madison City Schools serves 3,045 military students out of a 12,525 total enrollment. Meeting their myriad needs requires a multi-faceted approach. That number is rising significantly as families move for increasing job opportunities on Redstone Arsenal and other DoD contractor positions in Madison County. This grant provides support and resources to military connected families and other at-risk students.


    Grant Years 2010-2013 2011-2014 2014-2019 2015-2020 2016-2021 2017-2022 2019-2024 2020-2025 2022-2027
    Title of Grant SOS
    Strategies of Success: “The Madison Math Initiative”

    (Secondary Math)
    Strategies of Success: “The Madison Math Initiative” K-6 Academic Program and “The Caring Community” Support Program

    (Elementary Math and Community)
    Strategies of Success: Mathematics: College and Career Ready

    (Secondary Math)
    SOAR Supporting Opportunities for Achievement and Relationships

    (Elementary Reading)
    Connection Opportunities and Reading Development for Students

    (Secondary Reading)
    Science Achievement and Investigative Learning

    (Science, Grades 4-10)
    Mathematical Applications Project

    (Math, Grades K-5)
    Developing the Future Health Science/Biomedical Workforce: Increasing Course Enrollment and Industry Credentials

    (Health Science/Biomedical, Grades 6-12)
    Creating a Spark for STEM Career Pathways
    Amount of Grant $1,317,500 $1,350,000 $1,755,000 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $1,250,000 $1,500,000 $2,000,000


    For more information regarding the DoDEA Grants:

    DoDEA Health Science Grant

    DoDEA STEM Grant

    For more information regarding Grants, contact:

    Natalia Dooley, Federal Programs Coordinator

    211 Celtic Drive
    Madison, AL 35758
    256-464-8370  Ext. 10355

    Email:  nadooley@madisoncity.k12.al.us