Hayden High School

125 Atwood Rd

Hayden, AL 35079-6258

Grades: 8-12

929 students

Hayden High School serves 929 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Hayden High School operates within the Blount County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 929 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 929 students
Hayden High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Hayden High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hayden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Hayden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
2%
34%
Hayden High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
98%
57%
Hayden High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hayden High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.31
Hayden High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
52%
Hayden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Hayden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,884 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,075 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Blount County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
7
Number of Students Managed 8,341 2,979
Blount County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 74% 72%
Blount County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $29 MM
Blount County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $68 MM $31 MM
Blount County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,884 $9,620
Blount County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,075 $10,180
Blount County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Locust Fork High School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hayden Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hayden Primary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HaydenHayden Primary School
    160 Bracken Ln
    HaydenAL 35079
    (205)647-2103
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 556 students                      
  • HaydenHayden Elementary School
    4111 State Hwy 160
    HaydenAL 35079
    (205)647-6578
    0.4 mi | Gr. 3-4 | 349 students                      
  • HaydenHayden Middle School
    310 Second Ave
    HaydenAL 35079
    (205)647-3083
    0.6 mi | Gr. 5-7 | 603 students                      
  • WarriorWarrior Elementary School
    300 Montgomery St
    WarriorAL 35180
    (205)379-5500
    5.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 299 students                      
  • KimberlyNorth Jefferson Middle School
    8350 Warriorkimberly Rd
    KimberlyAL 35091
    (205)379-5500
    7.7 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 605 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 19, 2011 - I took my daughter on a tour when she was a junior. I wanted her to appreciate the academic classes that she was receiving at her current school. When they asked me what classes she was currently taking, I had to explain to them what an AP class was as they assumed that I was referring to a simple honors curriculum. I was told that she would have to do dual enrollment to get the same type of classes. My daughter was not impressed in the least when she saw an obvious lack of rigorous academic, language, and fine art curriculum as well a lack of student diversity. As an educator, I found this disturbing. As a former student, I was not surprised. As a parent, I would not send my children there. They deserve better. They deserve an environment rich in academics, language, and diversity, not one that is biased and ill-prepared to meet my child's needs. I can say this much, the school system did offer a trade school rich in technical instruction while I was there. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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