Huffman High Sch-magnet

  • Huffman High Sch-magnet serves 1,313 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Huffman High Sch-magnet operates within the Birmingham City School District.
  • Birmingham City School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1313 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,313 students
Huffman High Sch-magnet Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Huffman High Sch-magnet Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Huffman High Sch-magnet Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Huffman High Sch-magnet Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 20:1 18:1
Huffman High Sch-magnet Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Huffman High Sch-magnet Asian Students (1992-2002)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Huffman High Sch-magnet Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
96%
33%
Huffman High Sch-magnet Black Students (1991-2015)
White
n/a
56%
Huffman High Sch-magnet White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Huffman High Sch-magnet Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.08 0.32
Huffman High Sch-magnet 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.
52%
47%
Huffman High Sch-magnet 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.
n/a
5%
Huffman High Sch-magnet Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Birmingham City School District's student population of 23,932 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 63% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,382 is higher than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,849 is higher than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Birmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
6
Number of Students Managed 23,932 2,879
Birmingham City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 54% 74%
Birmingham City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $261 MM $28 MM
Birmingham City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $298 MM $29 MM
Birmingham City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,382 $9,717
Birmingham City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,849 $9,955
Birmingham City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Huffman High School is a secondary school located in Birmingham, Alabama. The school colors are orange and green. The school's athletic teams are known as the Vikings.
  • Notable alumni: Notable alumni of Huffman High School include: Ruben Studdard, winner of the American Idol second season.
  • The school holds the national title for best drum majors, danceline, percussion & the second ranked band in the United States according to the 2006 National High School High-Stepping Championship.
  • Andre Smith, the first offensive lineman to win Mr. Football in the state of Alabama, graduated in 2006. He is now the starting left tackle for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team and was the number one rated high school offensive lineman in 2006.

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