The Marengo County School District, located in west central Alabama, is a rural school system serving over 1,500 students at four schools. The district's four K - 12 unit schools are: A. L. Johnson High School (Thomaston), John Essex High School (Demopolis), Marengo High School (Dixons Mills), and Sweet Water High School (Sweet Water). Also included in the system is an alternative school. With over 200 employees, the school district is one of the largest employers in the county.
The Marengo County School District has built a tradition of achievement in academics and athletics. We take pride in providing students and their families a safe, nurturing, and challenging learning environment. We are excited about the promise of new ideas and new initiatives that will help create even better schools for the students and families we serve.