Huntsville High School

2304 Billie Watkins Sw
Huntsville, AL 35801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Huntsville High School serves 1,828 students in grades 9-12.
Huntsville High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher 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 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Huntsville High School's student population of 1,828 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,828 students
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Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
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School Comparison

Huntsville High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#104 out of 1270 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.530.59
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Graduation Rate
90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntsville City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Huntsville High School is Neavesdavis Detention Center For Children (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Huntsville Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Huntsville Huntsville Junior High School Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 481 students
    0.6 miles
    817 Adams St Se
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 428-7700
    0.6 6-8 481
  • Huntsville Blossomwood Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 700 students
    0.9 miles
    1321 Woodmont Avenue
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 428-7020
    0.9 PK-6 700
  • Huntsville Sonnie Hereford Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 550 students
    1.9 miles
    2755 Wilson Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35816
    (256) 428-7440
    1.9 PK-6 550
  • Huntsville Neavesdavis Detention Center For Children Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    2.0 miles
    817 Cook Ave
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 532-0300
    2 K-12 n/a
  • Huntsville Academy For Academics Arts Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 662 students
    2.2 miles
    2800 Poplar St Nw
    Huntsville, AL 35816
    (256) 428-7600
    2.2 PK-8 662

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