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Distributed Leadership: Alice Coachman Elementary School

With experience as a successful administrator and knowledge of the research, Principal Victor has strong opinions about what makes a school good for teaching and learning. Faculty members understand and support her vision, generating very low turnover rates over the years. Principal Victor’s distributed leadership model gives teachers numerous opportunities to contribute to discussions of instruction and classroom and school management. It also permits faculty members to develop their own leadership skills by proposing and implementing new practices. Read the transcript of Distributed Leadership. Return to the general introduction to Alice Coachman Elementary School.

Contact Information

Alice Coachman Elementary School
1425 West Oakridge Drive
Albany, GA 31707-5306
(229) 431-3488 FAX: (229) 431-3490

Student Demographics
2009-2010 Academic Year

Demographic Feature Data
Number of Students K -5 347
Students eligible for subsidized meals 96%
Limited English proficient students  0%
Students receiving special education services 12%
African American students 95%
White students  4%
Hispanic students  1%
Average teacher turnover rate, last 5 years  2%
Student:Teacher ratio 14:1
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