Madison, AL is a Great Place to Plant a New Home
Madison, Alabama is a scenic, historic city located in the northeast portion of Alabama. The city, closely neighbored by Huntsville and Decatur, is rich in cultural history and southern heritage. It is a growing area of Alabama with most of its residents maintaining jobs in technology related fields. It’s close proximity to Huntsville is a close factor to this effect. With a population of just under 50,000, Madison does not feel like an overwhelming city, but rather a great place to plant a new home. But the population is a poor indicator of growth: the city has had an influx of people in recent years looking for jobs in aerospace and other engineering based technological fields. The school system is extensive and options a number of nationally accredited schools to register your students at. Listed as one of the safest cities in the state of Alabama, Madison is a great place to start or raise a family in a new home. Additionally, Madison has been listed as a US News & World Report “Top 10 Places to Grow Up”, a CNN Money “Top 100 Best Places to Live”, one of Family Circle’s “10 Best Towns for Family”, and was recognized as Google’s “2013 Digital Capital of Alabama”.
Madison is currently one of the fastest growing cities in the southeast United States, bringing in one of the highest per capita incomes and boasting a school system with a recognition for scholastic excellence at the local, state, and national level.
The Madison City School System serves both Madison and its close neighbor, Triana. Having broken from the Madison County School System in 1998, the current Madison City School System consists of two high schools, two middle schools, seven elementary schools, and on Pre-K center.
Madison City Schools share a combined vision for global success which is apparent in the programs the school uses as well as the outside influence of international and exploratory business that call Madison home. The mission of Madison City Schools boldly reads:
The City of Madison Board of Education, with effective leadership and community cooperation, will provide all students a nurturing, safe and effective learning environment, an uncompromising excellence in instruction, a relevant and rigorous curriculum and state-of-the-art facilities so they can achieve their fullest potential, strive toward global learning, compete globally in the work force and contribute positively to society.
With an active operating budget of $78 million dollars and consisting of 718 certified personnel, the Madison City School system is a program built for enduring success. The average annual enrollment in system schools is approximately 10,700 students. At every system school, students exhibit standardized test scores that exceed the national average. Parents of students are active in their support of school functions by participating in booster clubs, PTA, school events, and school volunteer programs. Coming from Madison, an affluent suburban community, residents work in highly technical jobs with companies such as SCI, Intergraph, Boeing, as well as the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and NASA. Over 69% of adults in Madison hold Bachelor’s or advanced degrees.
Madison is a great location to build a new home. With a strong history, a rapidly advancing future, and a safe growing environment, Stone Martin would be pleased to set you up in your new house as your new construction home builder. Learn more about Madison by visiting their county site or school system website.