Cornerstone Christian School is a ministry of Cornerstone Baptist Church, located in Decatur, Alabama. The primary purpose of Cornerstone is to provide Christian young people with a sound Christian education, while maintaining high academic standards. Our goal is to see that our students come to know the Lord as their personal Savior and that they live their lives based upon the principles of the Word of God. Learn more about Cornerstone Baptist ChurchWelcome

Meet Some Alumni

Jordan Dodd

Jordan Dodd
Associate Pastor – Valley View Baptist Church – Knoxville, TN
2014 Cornerstone Graduate
Pensacola Christian College Graduate – Pastoral Ministries
Jordan and his wife Victoria have 1 adopted son and are currently fostering another child. He is in his 4th year as an associate pastor at Valley View Baptist Church.

Brooks Jordan

Brooks Jordan
Production Manager – Decatur, AL
1994 CCS Graduate
Athens State Graduate – Business Management
Brooks and his wife Christie have been married for 23 years and have 1 daughter. They attend Oak Grove First Congregational Methodist Church where he serves as a deacon. He is also a production manager at Ascend Performance Materials here in Decatur. His wife has taught middle school for 27 years.

Kristi Clemons Adams

Kristi Clemons Adams
Elementary Teacher – Chestnut Grove Elementary – Decatur, AL
1996 CCS Graduate
University of Alabama Graduate – Elementary Education/Early Childhood
Kristi has been an elementary teacher for 23 years in Decatur, AL. She currently teaches 5th grade at Chestnut Grove Elementary.

Emily Stutts (Hancock)

Emily Stutts (Hancock)
Master Hair Stylist – Decatur, AL
2013 CCS Graduate
2016 Wallace State Graduate
Emily and her husband, Will, married in 2015. They have two children, Rachel (4) and Robert (1 1/2). Emily has been a hair stylist at Silkroad Salon for over 8 years. Their family has faithfully been in the ministry since 2015 with her husband serving eight years with Lindsay Lane Baptist Church as worship pastor. Their family have recently transitioned to Decatur Baptist Church where Will serves as worship pastor.

Emily Roberts Grimes

Emily Roberts Grimes
Senior Claims Adjuster – Alfa Insurance – Decatur, AL
2000 CCS Graduate
2004 Bob Jones University Graduate
Humanities Major
Art Minor
Emily began her career with ALFA Insurance in 2006 as a customer sales representative in Hartselle, AL. In 2010 she was hired into the claims department. She has since earned her Associate In Claims designation and was promoted to Senior Claims Adjuster.

Emily has been married for 14 years and has 3 children. Her oldest children have attended CCS since kindergarten and her youngest will start kindergarten here in the fall of 2024.

Melanie McSherry Bishop

Melanie McSherry Bishop
Manager of Business Enablement – United Healthcare – Columbus, MS
1999 CCS Graduate
2006 Athens State Graduate – Sociology / Human Resources
2014 University West Alabama – Masters in Counseling and Psychology
Melanie began her career as a program manager for Volunteers of America in Hartselle, Al. She ran group homes for special needs adult men until her family relocated to Columbus, MS.
She then ran psychosocial rehabilitation centers for Community Counseling Services in both Ackerman and West Point, MS.
She made the transition to United Healthcare when her daughter was in elementary school for the opportunity to work from home. She first managed physician contracting, then hospital contracting and now manages National business processes.
She has been married for 19 years and her daughter plans to attend Ole Miss in the Fall.

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Open House

Join us April 4, 2024 from 5-7pm for our annual open house. Come tour the school, meet the staff, and pick up your registration packet.