Our Schools

Our schools

SEEDS believes that by working together to enrich educational opportunities for children in every Daphne school – both public, private and Catholic – we not only strengthen our community today but we unite for a more prosperous future, as well.

Our participating schools are all accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.


W. J. Carroll Intermediate School

Grades: 4-6
Principal: Dana Horst Bottoms
1000 Main Street | Daphne, AL 36526 | (251) 626-0277

Located at 1000 Main Street, the campus of W. J. Carroll Intermediate School has provided a community school setting since the late 1800’s. The school currently serves public school students in grades 4-5-6 facility – a modern facility built in 2008, W J Carroll Intermediate School is an above average public school,serving 480 students, with a student to teacher ratio 19 to 1. W J Carroll is a Leader in Me School.

Daphne East Elementary

Grades: K-6
Principal: Mark Doherty
26651 County Road #13 | Daphne, AL 36526 | (251) 626-1663

Established in 2004, Daphne East Elementary, located just south of Daphne Middle School on County Road #13, has recently been recognized by the Alabama State Department of Education for overall performance on student achievement tests and by the Baldwin County Board of Education for best elementary school attendance. Daphne East’s instructional program emphasizes the Alabama Reading Initiative, and the campus serves as a Talents Unlimited Demonstration Site. Though Phase I of the school system’s Comprehensive Building Plan provides for an additional classroom wing to be constructed soon at Daphne East Elementary, a pilot growth study has recently been undertaken to determine the best way to utilize these funds and to plan for continuing development in the east Daphne area.

Daphne Elementary School

Grades: K-3
Principal: Jonathan Ellis
2307 Main Street | Daphne, AL 36526 | (251) 626-2424

Constructed in 1939, the historic campus of Daphne Elementary School serves public school students in grades K-3. The Alabama Reading Initiative and Discipline-Based Arts Education are two of the school’s current major initiatives. Approximately $4 million in facility improvements have been made.


Daphne Middle School

Grades 7-8
Principal: Tiffany Irby Kalakaheti
One Jody Davis Circle Daphne, AL 36526 | (251) 626-2845

Daphne Middle School, located on the corner of County Road 13 and Whispering Pines Road, serves public school students in grades 6-8. Built in 1993, the facility includes a natural wetland on campus that enhances the beauty of the school setting. High expectations and an emphasis on respect, reliability and responsibility are hallmarks of the academic program at DMS. Numerous interest and service club opportunities – as well as a broad sports program – are offered.


Daphne High School

Grades: 9-12
Principal: Dr. Meridith Foster
9300 E. Lawson Road | Daphne, AL 36526 | (251) 626-8787

Established in 1989, Daphne High School, an International Baccalaureate World School, is a comprehensive 6A public high school that currently serves approximately 1300??? students in grades 9-12. In addition, DHS was named by the U. S. Department of Education in 2012 as the first National Blue Ribbon School in the history of the Baldwin County Public Schools. The DHS fine arts and athletic programs are large, diverse and have also been recognized at the state, regional and national levels on numerous occasions during the school’s eighteen-year history. A wide range of core and elective courses are offered including seven Advanced Placement classes. In addition, the school offers the International Baccalaureate Programme, the most rigorous curriculum in the world.