Hayden High School

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (205)647-0397
  • Hayden High School serves 923 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Hayden High School operates within the Blount County School District.
  • Blount County School District's 76% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 923 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 923 students
Hayden High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hayden High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Hayden High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Hayden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Hayden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Hayden High School Black Students (2006-2011)
Black
3%
33%
Hayden High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
97%
56%
Hayden High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Hayden High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.06 0.32
Hayden High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
27%
47%
Hayden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
9%
5%
Hayden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Blount County School District's student population of 8,082 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,395 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,352 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Blount County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
6
Number of Students Managed 8,082 2,879
Blount County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 74%
Blount County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $69 MM $28 MM
Blount County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $69 MM $29 MM
Blount County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,395 $9,721
Blount County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,352 $10,229
Blount County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • HaydenHayden Primary School
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    0.3 miles
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    (205)647-2103
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    Grades: 3-4 | 353 students
    0.4 miles
    4111 State Highway 160
    HaydenAL 35079
    (205)647-6578
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    Grades: 5-7 | 532 students
    0.6 miles
    310 Second Avenue
    HaydenAL 35079
    (205)647-3083
    0.65-7532
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    Grades: KG-5 | 299 students
    5.8 miles
    300 Montgomery St
    WarriorAL 35180
    (205)379-5500
    5.8KG-5299
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    Grades: 6-8 | 587 students
    7.7 miles
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    KimberlyAL 35091
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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.
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