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Greenville High School

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Posted March 2, 2010

I dislike the way the principles take their job over borard. The do not heve the right to ask student for hugs, and they also need to listen to the students more. That is also part of their job. Let the students get a word out for once.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 26, 2009

The new principal communicates on a weekly basis with parents about academic and extracurricular events at the school. He and his staff are constantly monitoring instruction...they are in and out of classrooms daily. They are also visible in the hallways to ensure that the students move about safely and quickly resolve any issues that may arise. I believe that this school is the best school in the county because of all the programs that are offered from Dual Enrollment to many AP classes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 25, 2009

Greenville High School is the best high school in the county. They offer dual enrollment classes for juniors and seniors to start their college careers, as well as a diverse list of clubs and activities for the students to participate in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2009

Due to administration changes, this school is back and better!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2009

This school has such an upside. The faculty and staff are working hard for ALL kids! Currently AP course offerings are being expanded, a school-wide reading initiative has been implemented this year (08-09), and discipline referrals have been cut in half! Greenville High School is on the rise! If you live in Butler County or are thinking about moving here, you should check out all the great things going on at GHS!


Posted July 18, 2008

As a former teacher of Greenville High School, I was very unsatified with how Dr. Murphy conducted herself. She wasn't supportive of the teachers and treated teachers like children and the students were disrespectful and disruptive.


Posted January 28, 2008

This school doesn't understand students at all! Most of the teachers act like they don't care except for a handful like Mrs.Jarzyniecki, Mrs.Huggins, Mrs.Faulk, and Mrs. McDonald.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 6, 2006

Greenville High School is getting the best football coach in the state! You're going to love Bryant Vincent and what he will do for your football program and your players! Mother of Coach Vincent's last QB
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2005

I am a former student, The only thing I didn't like about this school. Is the teachers didn't seem to care about my education as much as they should have. They had an outstanding JROTC program, Band, Football, and cheerleeding team. It was a fun school to go to. And I especially loved reading the 'Tiger Journal' Cassandra 'Cassie' Cooper
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 6, 2005

I think the school needs a big change in there football and baseball programs!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 5, 2005

I think that the school is great no matter what. more people should bring their children to attend this school.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 25, 2003

I'm not a a parent, but I am a former student of Greenville High. My comments are to the termination of the JROTC program at the end of the school year. Being a former student and cadet of the program, I have to stay it really change and inspired my life for the best. If you check my grades from 9th-12th you would see an improvement as each year past. They taught me confidence, respect, responsibility, a sense of duty, values, and time management. Without those skills I would not be the man I am today. I also feel that the program mentors young teens in the right direction, by giving teens the ability to succeed in life at anything the decide to do, whether it's college or the military or wherever life may take them. -Richard B. Lowe C/O 98
—Submitted by a former student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2012.

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The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

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Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
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Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Povertyn/a
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

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Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 95% in 2012.

125 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
82%
Language

The state average for Language was 75% in 2012.

126 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
62%

2009

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

126 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
76%

2009

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

127 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2009.

146 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
58%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 71% in 2012.

127 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
48%

2009

 
 
67%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 98% in 2012.

149 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
84%
Language

The state average for Language was 90% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 94% in 2009.

187 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
78%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 90% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
78%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

All Students85%
Female89%
Male77%
Black78%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible82%
Reduced lunch eligible83%
Special education35%
General population93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Poverty82%
Non-poverty91%

Language

All Students58%
Female63%
Male49%
Black47%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White80%
Free lunch eligible49%
Reduced lunch eligible58%
Special education0%
General population67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Poverty50%
Non-poverty78%

Math

All Students76%
Female84%
Male60%
Black69%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education29%
General population83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty72%
Non-poverty86%

Reading

All Students69%
Female74%
Male59%
Black58%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible60%
Reduced lunch eligible75%
Special education11%
General population78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Poverty62%
Non-poverty86%

Social Studies

All Students57%
Female53%
Male64%
Black42%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Free lunch eligible46%
Reduced lunch eligible58%
Special education17%
General population63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Poverty47%
Non-poverty81%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

All Students92%
Female95%
Male88%
Black89%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible87%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special educationn/a
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Poverty89%
Non-poverty100%

Language

All Students75%
Female80%
Male70%
Black70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligible95%
Special educationn/a
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty73%
Non-poverty82%

Math

All Students89%
Female94%
Male83%
Black85%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special educationn/a
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty87%
Non-poverty97%

Reading

All Students88%
Female90%
Male85%
Black83%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special educationn/a
General population93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Poverty86%
Non-poverty95%

Social Studies

All Students76%
Female77%
Male74%
Black70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligible95%
Special educationn/a
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty73%
Non-poverty84%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 69% 34%
White 30% 58%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 75%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mr Robert Bradley Cook
Fax number
  • (334) 382-7202

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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