About The Donoho School

The Donoho School is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school enrolling approximately 350 students in grades PK4-12.  Located in Anniston, Alabama, approximately sixty miles from Atlanta, Georgia, to the east and Birmingham, Alabama, to the west, the school features a challenging academic curriculum within a family environment and opportunities for all students to participate in athletics, the performing arts, and a wide array of other co- and extra-curricular activities.

Each member of the faculty serves in a mentor/advisor role that is considered by the school as equal in importance to that of his or her teaching contribution in the classroom. The school's curriculum emphasizes maximizing effective student/teacher/parent communications in a student-centered learning environment in all three divisions.

The Donoho School is dually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools. It is an active member of the Alabama Association of Independent Schools, Alabama High School Athletic Association, College Board, National Association for College Admission Counseling, National Association of Independent Schools, National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Honor Society, and Southern Association of Independent Schools.

The school year is divided into two terms beginning in mid-August and ending in late May. Major vacations are celebrated during a Thanksgiving, winter, and spring holiday. The school day extends from 8:00 A.M. to 3:05 P.M. Monday through Fridays. The average class size is 16 with a student-teacher ratio of 11:1 when special subject and other instructional personnel are included. 

The Donoho School campus of approximately 75 acres is located in the beautiful foothills of the southern Appalachian Mountains. Anniston is easily accessible with two exits on I-20 approximately 60 miles from Atlanta, Georgia, to the east and Birmingham, Alabama, to the west.
The Upper, Middle and Lower divisions are designed to accommodate the college preparatory program and accentuate the learning environment. 

School facilities include the following:
  • Three Academic Buildings
  • Three Computer Laboratories
  • Two Libraries
  • Football/Soccer/Track Stadium
  • Two Gymnasiums
  • Cafetorium
  • Four Science Laboratories
  • Center for the Fine Arts
  • Athletic Fields
  • All Classrooms Equipped with Interactive Smart Classroom Technology
  • Campus Equipped with Wi-Fi Access