The Clay County School System consists of three school sites, central office and bus shop interconnected by a 1 GB fiber backbone wide area network with Cisco switches providing connectivity to the Internet and the Alabama State Department of Education.
The network is protected by a external firewall provided by our ISP and an internal Cisco PIX firewall. All classrooms are connected to the core network via Cisco switches distributed through out the schools local area networks.
All schools have wireless Cisco routers installed to provide coverage throughout their campuses.
Clay County Schools presently maintain over 1000 workstations and laptops for students, teachers and student use. We have 16 servers providing network management, applications, databases, websites, and e-mail.
The Clay County School System has a joint partnership with the Clay County Hospital offering classes in Health Sciences and Child Care Development where a computer lab is maintained for students.
Software integrated into the curriculum include Plato, Classworks, Reading Coach, Accelerated Reader, Star Math and Microsoft Essentials. Software used for management of data include INOW - student management, McAlear Accounting, Video InSight, MealTracker, Fleetrunner- transportation and Spiceworks.