Contact Information

Alternative Education Center at Lamar
970 Baker Avenue
Augusta, GA  30904

AEC Policies and Procedures

The Alternative Education Center provides a place for new beginnings for all students through positive learning experiences.  Our students will learn today, so that they may lead tomorrow.  We believe that in order for our students to succeed, they must come prepared to learn.  AEC students must...
  • bring the following with them everyday - paper and pens/sharpened pencils. 
  • follow the dress code. 
  • avoid being absent and tardy.  Regular attendance is required.
  • Bring a note to school if you will be leaving school during anytime of the school day for the release procedures
  • follow all Alternative Education Center and Richmond County School System policies and procedures.

AEC's School Dress Code
  • Black pants (no jean material of any nature, skinny leg or spandex material)
  • White, collared shirts/blouses no design or emblem
  • Black jackets/sweat shirts (no hoods, pockets, or designs) during cold weather
  • Belts must be clearly visible
  • No jewelry or nail polish
  • SOLID black shoes - black or white sock

For a complete list of policies and procedures, please refer to the Alternative Education Center Student Handbook and the Richmond County School System's Code of Conduct Handbook.

AEC Announcements

Open House: Parent’s Night

Thursday, September 10, 2015


Developing Tomorrow’s Global Leaders: The Student

We will help you reach your maximum Potential

Alternative Education Center at Lamar

970 Baker Avenue

Augusta, Georgia 30904


Mr. Charles Givens, Principal

Mr. Chauncey Scott, Assistant Principal

Dr. Angela Pringle, Superintendent, RCSS

Our Very Special Guest

Our supportive Parents

Richmond County School Safety Department

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Paine College

The Honorable, Judge John Flythe, Judge Not Project

The Honorable Ashely Wright, District Attorney

Denmark Technical College


Other Guest

What Time Is It? It’s Time to Educate Students for Success

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Parents and Community Welcome


Alternative School

970 Baker Avenue

Augusta, Georgia 30904


Special Guest Speaker and Author

Senator Charles Walker

Mr. Charles Givens, Principal & Mr. Chauncey Scott, Assistant Principal

Alternative Education Teacher of the Year
Ms. Pamela Forston

"When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid."

Audre Lorde

School Hours  
Monday -Thursday
8:30 am- 5:00 pm

Alternative Education Center holds
PTA Meeting and Open Forum

View the movie by clicking the picture below.


Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Richmond County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities for students.  The following persons have been designated to investigate any complaint communicated to the Board of Education alleging non-compliance of non-discrimination policies regarding student activities.

School News

Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit courses provide opportunities for Georgia high school students to take college-level courses and earn concurrent credit toward a high school diploma and a college degree.

For more information, click here...

Parent Brochure and the Bridge Law

AEC News


Alternative Education Center is currently involved in major renovations through our SPLOST Building Program.  For important information and project updates, please click here.

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 7
Labor Day Holiday
Tuesday, September 8
Time to Educate Students for Success
Guest Speaker Senator Charles Walker
9:30 am - 10:30 am 
Thursday, September 10
Open House Parent's Night
Developing Tomorrow's Global Leaders
6:00 pm -7:00pm
Tuesday, September 15


Today, 9/3/2015
High: 97 Low: 73
Slight chance thunderstorms
20% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/4/2015
High: 94 Low: 71
Slight chance thunderstorms
24% chance of precipitation.