Huffman High Schoolmagnet

900 Springville Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Huffman High Schoolmagnet serves 1,363 students in grades 8-12.
Huffman High Schoolmagnet placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Huffman High Schoolmagnet's student population of 1,363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

Huffman High Schoolmagnet is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Huffman High Schoolmagnet is 0.13, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1247 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
93%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.130.59
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Graduation Rate
80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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

The nearest high school to Huffman High Schoolmagnet is Center Point High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smith Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Huffman Academy (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Huffman Academy Math: 19% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 825 students
    0.6 miles
    1212 Cheyenne Boulevard
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5800
    0.6 PK-5 825
  • Birmingham Smith Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 429 students
    1.0 miles
    1124 Five Mile Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5675
    1 6-8 429
  • Birmingham Huffman Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 401 students
    1.3 miles
    517 Huffman Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5370
    1.3 6-8 401
  • Birmingham Martha Gaskins K5 Math: 34% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
    1.9 miles
    200 Dalton Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-9200
    1.9 PK-5 519
  • Birmingham Christian School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 658 students
    2.2 miles
    725 Mountain Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205) 231-5249
    2.2 PK-8 658

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