In the five years that the Satsuma City School System has been an independent school district, it has received acclaim as an undiscovered gem of K-12 education. Attention to individual dreams while encouraging students to reach their full potential sets the school system apart. Located in a small friendly community, the Satsuma City School System is the perfect partner for families genuinely interested in preparing their students for success.
The Satsuma City Schools have approximately 1,425 students enrolled, and we are excited to see continued growth with the addition of a new Pre-K classroom, additional Advanced Placement options, and an engineering focus beginning in the 8th grade at Satsuma High School.
There are approximately 700 students at Robert E. Lee Elementary. The faculty/staff breakdown includes 40 teachers, 1 principal, 1 assistant principal, 1 counselor, 1 librarian, and 16 support staff members. Mrs. Brenda Sharp is the Principal. Many our of elementary staff members are AMSTI certified in mathematics and we are proud of our state of the art science lab where we incorporate LabLearner and FOSS curriculums. Advanced students are served in our Gifted program and offered many opportunities for extended learning. Robert E. Lee also boasts a budding Outdoor Classroom environment.
There are approximately 725 students at Satsuma High School, where we offer a rigorous academic slate that includes nine Advanced Placement courses, including Computer Science and have begun to build a viable Career Tech program to assure that all of our students meet or exceed the expectation to be College and Career Ready. We currently offer students courses in Business Management and Administration, Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security, Health Education, and Human Services in addition to dual enrollment opportunities in a Certified Nursing Assistant program and Welding. Utilizing Project Lead the Way, 8th grade students are offered a variety of engineering courses and can continue this track in the upper grades with Engineering the Future. The faculty/staff breakdown at Satsuma High School includes 38 teachers, 1 principal, 1 assistant principal, 2 counselors, 1 librarian, and 14 support staff members. Mr. Josh Verkouille is the Principal.
We welcome prospective students and their families to come explore the hidden gem that is Satsuma!