African and African American Studies

  • Mission: To develop and infuse African and African American studies into the Alachua County Public Schools curriculum to foster the discovery and empowerment of all students.
    Vision: To create a culture of inclusiveness and respect for all cultures through the infusion of Afrocentric content throughout the district curriculum.

    Short Term Goals:

    1. Further develop the district's African American studies curriculum to include more STEAM lessons.
    2. Develop and teach rigorous local standards for the teaching of African and African American studies.

    Long Term Goals:

    1. Achieve national exemplary status.
    2.  Infusion of African and African American Studies into the Social Studies, Humanities, and STEAM curricula.
Loften 2020 Black History Month Magazine Cover

African American History Teacher Recognition Ceremony

African American Studies Curriculum

Exemplary Status