2304 Billie Watkins Sw
Huntsville, AL 35801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Huntsville High School serves 1,828 students in grades 9-12.
Huntsville High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Huntsville High School's student population of 1,828 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,828 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
100 teachers
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School Rankings

Huntsville High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Huntsville High School is 0.53, 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#136 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
21%
33%
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White
65%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
94%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,828 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 30%)

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