Hayden High School

125 Atwood Road
Hayden, AL 35079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 827 students in grades 8-12, Hayden High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 827 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in AL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hayden High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Hayden High School's student population of 827 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
827 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Hayden High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hayden High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#620 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
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19%
29%
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48%
47%
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37%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
2%
32%
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White
94%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
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≥95%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hayden High School's ranking?
Hayden High School is ranked #620 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Hayden High School often compared to?
Hayden High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Oneonta High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hayden High School?
The graduation rate of Hayden High School is 95%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 88%.
How many students attend Hayden High School?
827 students attend Hayden High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Hayden High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hayden High School?
Hayden High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Hayden High School offer ?
Hayden High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12
What school district is Hayden High School part of?
Hayden High School is part of Blount County School District.

School Reviews

2   9/19/2011
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 - jlow

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 827 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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