Tr Miller High School

  • Tr Miller High School serves 362 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Tr Miller High School's student population of 362 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tr Miller High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tr Miller High School is 0.49, 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#579 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
38%
33%
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White
61%
55%
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Diversity Score0.490.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrewton City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • T. R. Miller High School is a public school in Brewton, Alabama. The school shares its name with a timber mogul that financially contributed to the construction of the school building. The school mascot is the T.R. Miller Tiger.
  • Mission statement: "The mission statement of T.R. Miller High School is to create an environment conductive to providing a quality education for all students that properly prepares them to be successful in their future endeavors. In doing so, we recognize the importance of parent and community involvement, strong faculty and administrative personnel, and an atmosphere that supports cultural diversity and continuous improvement."
  • History: The current school building, located off Douglas Ave. in the north section of town, was opened in 1962 after moving from the current home of Brewton Elementary school located less than a mile south. The school consisted of three wings, a lunch room, a gym, and an office area. The school was expanded to include a fourth wing, dedicated to science classes, in 1994. Recent additions include an auditorium (built in 1998), a field house for the football program (completed in 2001), and a new gym (completed in 2002).
  • Clubs and Activities: T.R. Miller's clubs and activities include: Student Council; National Honor Society; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; T.R. Miller Yearbook - The Tiger Roar; Cheerleading; Tiger Band; FCCLA; Pep Club; Athletics; Spanish Club; Math Team; Kaleidoscope; Science Club; Energy and Environmental Bowl; Scholar's Bowl; Science Olympiad.
  • Sports: T.R. Miller High School has had success in several athletic programs, especially since the mid-1980s. The men's basketball team brought home a mythical state championship in 1952, which is to date the only championship the boys basketball program has won. The athletic program most closely identified with the school is the football team. The Tigers currently have six state championships (1969, 1984, 1991, 1994, 2000, and 2002), and have advanced to at least the semi-finals of the playoffs 15 times in the last 22 seasons. The Tiger track program has won numerous state championships over the last 20 years, and the Lady Tiger basketball team brought home state titles in 1995, 1996, and 2002.

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