Huffman High Sch-magnet

  • Huffman High Sch-magnet serves 1,410 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Huffman High Sch-magnet places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Huffman High Sch-magnet's student population of 1,410 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Huffman High Sch-magnet's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Huffman High Sch-magnet is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1259 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
95%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Diversity Score0.100.59
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Graduation Rate
79%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school 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.

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Huffman Academy
    Grades: PK-5 | 809 students
    0.6 miles
    1212 Cheyenne Boulevard
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-5800
    0.6 PK-5 809
  • Birmingham Smith Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 443 students
    1.0 miles
    1124 Five Mile Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-5675
    1.0 6-8 443
  • Birmingham Huffman Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 387 students
    1.3 miles
    517 Huffman Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-5370
    1.3 6-8 387
  • Birmingham Martha Gaskins Middle School
    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
    1.9 miles
    200 Dalton Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-9200
    1.9 PK-5 557
  • Birmingham Christian Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: PK-8 | 638 students
    2.2 miles
    725 Mountain Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205)231-5250
    2.2 PK-8 638

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