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The Birmingham Zoo makes a great partner in education for schools and educators offering exciting learning programs and experiences for all ages and grades in our 122-acre classroom. Students have access to hundreds of animals, including different species, and endangered species from six continents.

2021-2022 Teacher Resource Guide


Home School

Home School OpportunitiesThe Birmingham Zoo’s Home School features exciting, in-depth classes for students enrolled in First through Ninth grade.

Click here to read more about our Home School classes and themes




Kiwanis Zoo SchoolZooSchool is an interdisciplinary program designed to give Birmingham City School seventh grade students a unique and interactive educational experience. Participating students are immersed in a week long, innovative, hands-on, standards-based curriculum. While ZooSchool is only offered to seventh-grade students attending Birmingham City Schools, there are several opportunities to support ZooSchool by being a program sponsor.  To donate today, please click here.

Click here to read more about the Birmingham Zoo’s ZooSchool Program


Please contact our Education Department at 205-397-3864 or by email at for more information.