The Mission of W. C. Griggs is to become educated leaders who challenge ourselves to achieve our goals. We will be positive, life-long learners who celebrate the greatness in everyone.
Home of the Stars
W. C. Griggs Elementary School was organized in 1958. It is named in honor of William C. Griggs.  He began his educational career at the age of twenty-five and served in several different  capacities. He was the principal of Henley High School in Birmingham.  He served as superintendent of  schools in Gadsden and Bessemer, Alabama as well as in Danville, Virginia. In 1926 Mr. Griggs was appointed superintendent of the Mobile County School System for the completion of a term. William Griggs served in the Mobile County Public School System for seventeen years until his retirement in 1944.  He was active in both the community and his local church.  William C. Griggs died on July 6, 1955.

Announcement Posts

1st Quarter Honors Parade

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Fri Jan 22 02:46 PM


Make up Picture Day Information

Thursday, February 11, 2021- FALL PICTURE MAKE UP DAY- Make up pictures will be taken ONLY for the students who were absent on Jan. 28th! FOR ON CAMPUS STUDENTS ONLY: • STUDENTS MUST BE IN UNIFORM! Proofs will be sent home at a later date. • ON CAMPUS STUDENTS WILL HAVE THEIR PICTURES TAKEN BETWEEN 8:30 and 9:30. FOR REMOTE STUDENTS ONLY: • Remote students MUST WEAR a uniform shirt. • REMOTE STUDENTS WILL HAVE THEIR PICTURES TAKEN BETWEEN 9:30 and 10:00. o Parents should park on the blacktop by the Gym and follow the signs to Room D113.  Parents/Guests will not be allowed to enter the building due to current MCPSS Covid regulations o Proofs for remote students will be mailed. Please make sure that your mailing address is current. o Students in grades 2-5 must wear a mask while on campus. (Masks will be removed for the picture.)

Wed Feb 10 11:30 AM

Pre K Application Information

Accepting Pre-K Applications!! We are now accepting applications for our 2021-2022 school year at Griggs Elementary! The Pre-K screening sign-up is February 8-12, 2020. During this week, you will email snapp@mcpss.com to request an application. Once we receive the application, we will contact you to schedule a time for you to bring your child to the school for a one on one screening with the Pre-K teachers. Tuition for Pre-K is approximately $240/month, which is to be paid at the beginning of each month. Tuition is adjusted when school is not in session. To be eligible for the Pre-K program a student must: • Be four years old by September 1, 2021 • Be fully toilet trained • Attend the Pre-K peer model screening • Have a completed application on file • Reside in Griggs Elementary school zone • Demonstrate developmentally appropriate behaviors, language, adaptive skills and social skills. These will be the only sign up dates and screenings for the 2021-2022 school year! We would love to welcome your child to this new group of Shining Stars!

Fri Jan 29 08:39 AM

Board Member Appreciation Week

Thank you Mr. Stringfellow for all you do for our school. We appreciate you!

Tue Jan 12 02:20 PM

Meal Pick Up Program Resumes Normal Schedule

We will return to our regular schedule of handing out 8 frozen meals, plus 1 hot breakfast and 1 hot lunch every Monday. The curbside meals will be handed out beginning Monday, January 11th for the entire week.

Tue Jan 05 11:26 AM


The Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students, or ABC for Students, is an initiative from Governor Ivy to provide home internet access to low income families throughout Alabama.  MCPSS qualifies as Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) district which allows all of our students to receive both free breakfast and lunch. Based on this determining factor, being a CEP district,  vouchers being mailed this week to all students' home addresses in our district.   However, the vouchers will ask for households who do not qualify based on income not to submit the voucher to allow the funds to be used for those families in need of internet connectivity.