Indian Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school in
Sylacauga, Alabama. It was originally built in 1981, with
additions in 1990 and 2003. During the summer of 2001, major
renovations were made to the original building, dividing open
classrooms into closed classrooms. In 2012 a new gymnasium
was added as a result of the one mil tax passed in 1993.
Currently our school is comprised of grades pre-kindergarten
through second. Prior to the school year 2006-07, Indian
Valley Elementary School served students in grades kindergarten to
fifth. Indian Valley Elementary School has been fully
accredited by our regional accrediting association, SACS, since
1973. (First accredited as Main Avenue Elementary
School, this was replaced by Indian Valley Elementary School.)
The city of Sylacauga is located forty-five miles southeast of
Birmingham and sixty-five miles north of Montgomery.
According to our 2010 Census, Sylacauga has a population of 12,749.
The percentage of residences with school age children is
The racial composition of the community is predominantly white
(66.6%) with approximately 30.2% African-American and the remaining
4.3% of the population made up of other races with Hispanic being
the highest percentage (2.3%).Sylacauga has a mix of service
industry, manufacturing and retail business.
The religious orientation is varied, including the following
houses of worship: Assembly of God, Baptist, Catholic, Church
of Christ, Church of God, Jehovah's Witnesses, Methodist,
Pentecostal, and Presbyterian.