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ACHS Leadership

Welcome to Alexandria City High School, an Alexandra City High School is an internationally recognized, diverse high school situated at the heart of Alexandria’s education system. We are a comprehensive high school with a current enrollment of approximately 4,000 students in grades 9-12. The mission of Alexandria City High School is to develop lifelong learning and inspire civic responsibility by ensuring that every student is equipped with the educational resources needed to succeed.

Mr. Alexander Duncan III, Executive Principal, leads all four campuses of Alexandria City High School:

Alexander Duncan III

Executive Principal

Alexander Duncan III has been the Executive Principal of Alexandria City High School since July 2023. Previously, Mr. Duncan served as campus administrator for Alexandria City High School - Minnie Howard campus beginning in 2021. 

Mr. Duncan joined ACPS in 2007 as an English teacher and has worked at the middle and high school levels within the division. He has served as a departmental leader, dean of students, assistant principal, and summer school principal. Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) and partnerships with the community are a concentration of Mr. Duncan's work.

Mr. Duncan earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Johnson C. Smith University and a Master of Science in educational leadership from Trinity College. He also has endorsements in K-12 instruction. 

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