Request for Records

Decatur City Schools provides every opportunity for every student and specializes in meeting the needs of every child. Special Services encompasses the school district's Special Education Program, the English Learners Program, as well as meeting the needs of students through the 504 Program.

Decatur City Schools' Special Services department maintains special education records of all currently enrolled and former students for 5 years after the student graduates or leaves our system. Special Education Records for graduates or formerly enrolled students of Decatur City Schools may be requested from Special Services. The special education records for graduates or formerly enrolled students are not at the schools.

Students, parents, or legal guardians of students under the age of 18, may request special education records by completing and submitting the "Requests for Records" form provided below.

All requests must be made in writing using the form below and mailed, faxed, or emailed:

Special Education Records
Decatur City Schools
212 Fourth AV SE
Decatur, AL 35601
Telephone (256) 552-4637
FAX (256) 580-4225
Email: Lynette Thomas

If you seek general education documents such as a transcript, immunizations records, attendance records, birth certificate, grade reports, or disciplinary history, please contact the last school attended in our district.

General education documents for students in Grades 9-12 are housed with the registrar of the last high school of attendance in our district.

Request for Records