BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — Baldwin County Schools first day of school, which includes 56 public schools, eight of which are high schools and 15 private schools, is just over two weeks away with all public schools beginning Wednesday, August 10.

In comparison to Mobile County, the Baldwin County Board of Education opted to begin school just under a week later with MCPSS beginning Thursday, August 4. Likewise, in Mobile, mostly all Catholic schools will begin Wednesday, August 17. Most of those students will have half-days and a “noon dismissal.”

The following is a list of start dates for all Baldwin County public schools, private schools and Christian schools:

SchoolStart Date
Baldwin County Public Schools (K-12)Wednesday, August 10
Bayside AcademyWednesday, August 17 (noon dismissal)
Christ the King Wednesday, August 17 (noon dismissal)
Bayshore Christian SchoolThursday, August 11
Snook Christian AcademyThursday, August 11 (11:30 a.m. dismissal)
Central Christian SchoolMonday, August 15 (1 p.m. dismissal all week)
Saint Benedict Catholic SchoolWednesday, August 17 (noon dismissal)
South Baldwin Christian AcademyWednesday, August 10
Calvary Christian LearningWednesday, August 17
Alpha & Omega Christian SchoolWednesday, August 17
Saint Patrick Catholic SchoolWednesday, August 17
Some schools may not be listed. If your school isn’t included, please email WKRG.

Several teachers within the Baldwin County School System have set up ‘Care Closets’ which is a way to ensure their students have all the necessary school supplies and personal hygiene items they need.