Phone: (256) 837-3735


Degrees and Certifications:

Athens State University - B.S. in Collaborative Special Education Tennessee State University - M.Ed. in Educational Administration University of Alabama in Birmingham - Ed.S. in Educational Administration University of Alabama in Birmingham - Ed.D. in Educational Administration (April 2022)

Mr. Jamie HIll

My name is Jamie Hill, your new principal!!  I am blessed for this new opportunity to lead our school as a DMS Panther!!  I look forward to meeting many new faces and to reconnect with many parents, staff and students that have crossed paths with me in the past!!  DMS has a rich tradition in the state of Alabama, in our district and across the country!!  Our admin, teachers and staff are outstanding!!  There are so many reasons that lead to our school being the #1 middle school in the state of Alabama in 2021, including ranking amongst the best in the southeast and nation!!  

A little about me and my family...
- Hazel Green High grad in 1995
- Attended Middle Tennessee State and Alabama-Huntsville for undergrad before graduating with a B.S. in Collaborative Special Education in 2002 from Athens State University
- Earned M.Ed. in Educational Administration from Tennessee State University in 2005
- Earned Ed.S. in Educational Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 2012
- Earning my Ed.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in April 2022

My son's Cole and Cam are products of Madison City Schools PreK-12 with my wife, Denise, being a 1993 Bob Jones grad having graduated from the building that is now Discovery Middle. Cole is a 2016 BJ grad, 2020 University of Alabama School of Business grad and UA football player, currently in Law School at Faulkner University Law in Montgomery.  Cam attended DMS, is a 2020 BJ grad, majoring in Business and is now a sophomore on the Auburn Tiger baseball team!!  War Eagle and Roll Tide!!

We have always lived here in Madison and have a 2 year-old Golden Retriever named Rhett!!

My 20 years of work experience ranges from PreK-12 Special Education teacher and Coordinator in Madison City, 3-12 Alternative School Principal in Athens City to now school administrator in all levels of public school in grades PreK-12 at Columbia Elementary, Discovery Middle and Bob Jones High School respectively.  My coaching and playing career includes head baseball coach at Athens High, playing collegiately at MTSU and UAH, and being drafted and playing professional baseball in the Texas Rangers organization.   

I look forward to working with you all and seeing you soon!!  You may reach me at or call 256-837-3735. ext. 82122.

With Panther Pride,

Mr. Hill