Phenix City is a progressive city on the Chattahoochee River and lies approximately 15 minutes from Fort Benning, Georgia. According to most recent data, Fort Benning is home to more than 100,000 active duty military, family members, reserves, retirees and civilian employees on a daily basis. Since 1918, Fort Benning has served as the Home of the Infantry, and after the 2005 Base Realignment and Close (BRAC) Commission's decision to consolidate, Fort Benning became the Manuever Center of Excellence as well. Phenix City Schools is highly committed to serving our families stationed at Fort Benning. Please let us know what we can do to help your transition to our system, as well as during your stay here.
Phenix City is home to Chattahoochee Valley State Community College and Troy University if you are looking to continue or complete your education. In addition, Fort Benning assignments can live in Alabama and pay low Alabama property taxes and still participate in the Hope scholarship!