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8-12
Public
Eight Mile, AL
Students enrolled: 1,213

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5450 Lott Rd
Eight Mile, AL 36613

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(251) 221-3070
(251) 221-3075
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September 23, 2013
This school was subject to a 2011 Federal lawsuit due to discriminatory suspension of students. They were suspended, not for behavior problems or fighting or even for academic violations. Some students received suspensions for 50 days simply for having a shirt that wasn't completely tucked in. In one case, the principal spotted a student whose shirt became untucked AS HE WAS TUCKING IT BACK IN, and still suspended him for 50 days. These draconian practices may be ending due to a lawsuit, but should it really take a lawsuit to get a school to focus on important academic issues rather than forcing students not to be able to get an education?

- submitted by a community member
December 08, 2010
Blount honestly needs improvement.I wouldn't reccomend it to any student who wishes to enjoy there high school experience. The band is pretty good though.

- submitted by a student
March 17, 2010
I am a student at mattie.T blount high school and this is a great school we never have no problem here so what the media say about the students here it is not ture we are good stuents

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2009
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- submitted by a student
April 29, 2009
I am a student at Blount Highschool and what the media says about the students and the school is not all true . Yes we have some discipline problems but Mrs. Matthews makes sure they are handled and we do have educated and dedicted students.

- submitted by a student
February 04, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
no rating January 28, 2008
All of the teachers I had at Blount were like family; they were always there to talk whether your grades were slipping or a family member died. That is what I appreciate most about Blount High School; you were more than just another student.I think the most important lesson I learned at Blount was not to let other's negative perceptions of you define who you are.The teachers were always behind me 100% & that's why I had the motivation to work hard, excel, and receive scholarship offers totaling over $300,000.

- submitted by a student
July 05, 2007
Blount may not have had good scores and have had bad situations happen, but there are smart, gifted and talented students that attend it. Most of these students just don't apply themselves as they should.

- submitted by a student
December 26, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
October 13, 2006
I believe that this school is a shining example of how poorly students can come together and function productively.

- submitted by a student
July 01, 2005
Mattie Thomas Blount High School is the best school in the land. It's not just a school, it's a family with a great staff of professionals. The traditions of this school will be carried with me throughout my life. They offer everything you need to know in the real world. Often times people tend to have negative things to say about this school and it's background, but unless you haven't taught or been taught there then you don't have anything to say. I love this school and I appreciate all of the teachers who have helped raise me. Like they say, it takes a village to raise a child! Thanks Blount!

- submitted by a former student
May 15, 2005
I think that blount hish school is 1 of the best high school programs in mobile county

- submitted by a student
December 21, 2004
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- submitted by a student
May 20, 2004
I want to say that the teachers at Blount High School are doing an out standing job with our kids. Mrs. Spriggs is an outstanding person and needs to remaine as their dance instructor. Ms. Pace earns 10 stars as well.

- submitted by a parent
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Mattie T Blount High School
5450 Lott Rd, Eight Mile, AL  36613
(251) 221-3070
Last modified Mattie T Blount High School is a Public school that serves grades 8-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mattie T Blount High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top