Jefferson Davis High School

3420 Carter Hill Rd
Montgomery, AL 36111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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1/
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Bottom 50%
Jefferson Davis High School serves 1,705 students in grades 9-12.
Jefferson Davis High School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,705 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Jefferson Davis High School's student population of 1,705 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,705 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Davis High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Davis High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1242 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
10%
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Black
87%
32%
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White
2%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
72%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Davis High School's ranking?
Jefferson Davis High School is ranked #1242 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Jefferson Davis High School often compared to?
Jefferson Davis High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lee High School, Carver Senior High School, Lanier Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 16% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Jefferson Davis High School?
The graduation rate of Jefferson Davis High School is 72%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Jefferson Davis High School?
1,705 students attend Jefferson Davis High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Jefferson Davis High School students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Davis High School?
Jefferson Davis High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Jefferson Davis High School offer ?
Jefferson Davis High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Jefferson Davis High School part of?
Jefferson Davis High School is part of Montgomery County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,705 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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