Burchfield Named Principal of Madison Central High School

Burchfield Named Principal of Madison Central High School


Madison County Schools is proud to announce Dr. Teague Burchfield as the next principal of Madison Central High School.

Throughout his 20-year career in education, Dr. Burchfield has distinguished himself as a leader, earning the Rankin County School District’s Secondary Administrator of the Year award in 2022 as principal of Pelahatchie High School. Dr. Burchfield is no stranger to Madison County Schools, having spent more than half his career as a teacher, coach, and assistant principal in the District, earning MCS Assistant Principal of the Year honors in 2015.

“I am excited for the opportunity to return to Madison Central High School in this capacity and look forward to building on the successes of its storied academic and extracurricular past,” says Burchfield, “Go Jaguars!"

“We are delighted for Dr. Burchfield to return home to Madison County Schools,” says Madison County Schools Superintendent Charlotte Seals, “Dr. Burchfield is known in the education community as a wise and caring leader, and we know Madison Central is in excellent hands going forward to continue the outstanding programs and opportunities for students.”

Madison Central has a strong track record of performance in arts, athletics, and academics, including 130 current students scoring 30 or above on the ACT as well as 21 National Merit Semifinalists in the Class of 2022. Madison Central has won seven state championships in athletics over the last two years, and the band consistently receives All-Superior ratings. The MCHS choirs, show choir program, and debate team bring home top honors. Madison Central is home to two academy programs, including the award-winning model Academy of Engineering and Academy of Multimedia Communications.

Dr. Burchfield and his wife Robyn have two children, Phillip and Ellyn. He will begin serving as principal of MCHS on July 1, 2022.

Ridgeland High and Madison Station named principals as well.

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