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Holt High School

Public | 8-12 | 470 students

 
 

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Posted July 3, 2013

This is going to be my second year in high school and I am glad to be spending it at Holt high. This school year that just passed was amazing. Holt high is the perfect partner for a freshman. Teachers are amazing and the classes are the best, especially the auto tech class that is given at the school, i took it this year and ill try to take it every year. There is nothing I would change about this school, well maybe the building because it is the oldest school of the county, but besides that I love this school and I am proud to be a holt high school sophomore.


Posted September 15, 2009

Other than the new principal who only 'observed' the entire last year and made no action to make Holt a better place, the school is an overall 95%. The students have better attitudes than the city schools, and they actually try on tests and homework. That is something you don't see a lot of today.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 7, 2009

Holt is a great school it as very friendly people. This is so fun there is nothing but love and fun times away from the books.To many peolpe judge this school when they nothing about it at all. Other than the haters holt high is awesome.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 15, 2005

Holt High School is the best school in my opinion. When I attended school there I had nothing but great times and made nothing short of wonderful memories. The teachers there aren't just hard working and highly skilled, they're friends. I felt as though I could talk to them about anything. And the extracurricular activities allowed you not only to make life time friendships and life choices or/and morals, but also allowed you to experience new and great things and places you have never been. I definitely wouldn't want my kids going to any other school. There's NOT another school out there that can't hold a candle to Holt. I'm proud to be apart of this school's history.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted July 14, 2005

Holt High School is the best school in my opinion. When I attended school there I had nothing but great times and made nothing short of wonderful memories. The teachers there aren't just hard working and highly skilled, they're friends. I felt as though I could talk to them about anything. And the extracurricular activities allowed you not only to make life time friendships and life choices or/and morals, but also allowed you to experience new and great things and places you have never been. I definitely wouldn't want my kids going to any other school. There's NOT another school out there that can't hold a candle to Holt. I'm proud to be apart of this school's history.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted July 12, 2005

Holt is a wonderful school. I graduated in the top of my class in 2005. I have learned so much that will help me for years to come. The student-teacher and parent relationships are at their best. Many students that have graduated still come back to ask the teachers for advice. The teachers go beyond their job descriptions to make sure that the students succeed in life. Holt has excellent activities to offer the students. The baseball, basketball, and football teams were the area camps and went to the playoffs. The fine arts programs are known for their high standards. Holt also has a great relationship with their alumni. The alumni are very much so involved in the affairs of the school. As the students mature and go through school they grow close to their fellow class mates and truly make bonds that last a life time.
—Submitted by a former student


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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 77% in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

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Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

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Reading

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Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
87%
Language

The state average for Language was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
82%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
45%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Language

The state average for Language was 91% in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
83%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students86%
Female80%
Male93%
Black77%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible81%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant86%
Poverty84%
Not poverty95%

Language

All Students59%
Female65%
Male54%
Black36%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Free lunch eligible46%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant59%
Poverty52%
Not poverty84%

Math

All Students86%
Female79%
Male93%
Black79%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant86%
Poverty84%
Not poverty94%

Reading

All Students78%
Female73%
Male83%
Black69%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Free lunch eligible74%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant78%
Poverty76%
Not poverty84%

Social Studies

All Students47%
Female38%
Male56%
Black21%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White74%
Free lunch eligible37%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant47%
Poverty42%
Not poverty63%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students94%
Female2%
Male89%
Black90%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant94%
Poverty95%
Not poverty89%

Language

All Students74%
Female74%
Male74%
Black73%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White75%
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant74%
Poverty78%
Not poverty61%

Math

All Students84%
Female88%
Male80%
Black83%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White84%
Free lunch eligible86%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant84%
Poverty86%
Not poverty78%

Reading

All Students88%
Female90%
Male86%
Black85%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Free lunch eligible88%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant88%
Poverty88%
Not poverty89%

Social Studies

All Students55%
Female40%
Male71%
Black40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White69%
Free lunch eligible45%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant55%
Poverty47%
Not poverty78%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 52% 34%
White 42% 58%
Hispanic 5% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 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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3801 Alabama Ave
Holt, AL 35404
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