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45549 Al Hwy 277
Stevenson, AL 35772

(256) 437-2136
(256) 437-2400
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April 29, 2013
My child transfered into this school at the end of the school year last year from a very good school academically and sports related. I was told thi school was fantastic and the girls sports as well. They school is one of the worst schools I have ever seen in my life! I am currently taking my child out and they were barely there a year. The academics are horrific, my daughter is a straight A student and only has 2 classes because they have nothing more to offer her! She is outstanding in athletics and has been mistreated and never played since we came here, by her coaches and teammates. If you are not a local you will never make it in this town or school. We barely made it a year with 3 kids, horrible horrible school. And you have to pay out of pocket for some of your childsd classes and labs and such. This school IS GROSSLY underfunded. If you want your kid to get a good education or excell in sports or anything else steer clear of this place. Terribly disappointing and I cant believe this school is still open, the bullying is beyond out of control!!!!!!! And the teachers are seriously lacking in their ability to teach your child anything!!!

- submitted by a parent

June 13, 2012
what day does north jackson high school start at the end of summer vacation this year

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March 03, 2012
As a parent of a former and short lived attending student at this school, I was appauled by the school. My son never had homework, he was very talented in the arts, and had a high ceiling for reading. With that said he was never challenged by the staff. Football is far too important as well as its sports program as a whole. I withdrew my son from North Jackson and enrolled him at Scottsboro City Schools and he now has graduated from Alabama and a successful corporate investment banker. This school needs to be shutdown for lack of everything.

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January 21, 2009
I love this school.Its has great academics as well as exellent top rated sport programs.Overall it is one of the best schools my kids have went too.

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September 10, 2008
i think this school is doing its best now that Mr. Houston is principal. I think less emphasis on the football team and more on the band and other activities like dance. they are doing their best if only the state would give more!! Go Chiefs!!!

- submitted by a community member
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September 17, 2007
Way too much emphasis put on sports, such as football and not near enough on education. It seems if your child does not play sports he/she is a nobody at this school.

- submitted by a community member

August 10, 2007
Overall, North Jackson is a really great school. It could use a few changes- one being that there is not a variety of electives offered because of funding- but with Coach Houston as principal, I believe those will be taken care of. The teaching staff is outstanding. Teachers like those that are at North Jackson are really hard to find. Especially Mrs. Butler, Mr. Smith, Coach Stewart, Mrs. Lusk, and Mrs. Adkins. These teachers will make sure that your child is properly educated; They may not be scholars when they graduate but they will be able to say that they learned something. For students who choose to dual enroll in college, the faculty will bend over backwards to ensure that you can afford it.

- submitted by a student

March 31, 2006
I am a former student of NJHS, and as far as I'm concerned it's a good school. There are some really great teachers, but all in all it IS a public school. The limitations placed on a public school because of funding issues and numerous other issues does not mean that a student can't learn in that environment. I personally learned immensely from the teachers, and I have very much succeeded in college thanks to the knowledge I brought with me from high school.

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November 06, 2005
I think that there needs to be more classes offered such as dance, choir,and theatre. We need these types of extracurricular activities to keep our children motivated and out of trouble.

- submitted by a parent

July 07, 2005
The school is just like anyother school in Alabama it needs more funding... more classes... more selection. When I was a senior I was sent home at 11 everyday because the school ran out of classes for me. NJHS is a good school, considering the funding. But do not expect to turn out scholars. The teacher qualities is not up to par with a coouple of teachers... but there are several amazing teachers. Such as Mrs. Blevins, Mrs. Buttler, Coachshrader.

- submitted by a student

April 24, 2005
I think the school has gotten alot better since the new princpal that we have now. My son is actually learning alot more since he is going there. The staff is teaching and taking time with the students there. I am very pleased with the school

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November 06, 2004
With the help of Mr Stevens, North Jackson can be a better school. He is getting the students under control again. He is not letting the students take control of the school, like it was in the past. He is standing up and taking control of the problems that were way out of control. He is backing his teachers and bus drivers with what they have to say, and with the problems that they are having and were having. He is not letting the students run over them anymore like they were in the past.

- submitted by a teacher

February 23, 2004
I have had 8 children go through the school. Mr. Harding was a great Principal. This is my first year with a new principal. He seems fair, and is going to get the dress code back under control. One of the schools real weakness. They do put alot of meaning into their football team. Over all it is a Great school.

- submitted by a parent
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North Jackson High School
45549 Al Hwy 277, Stevenson, AL  35772
(256) 437-2136
Last modified North Jackson High School is a Public school that serves grades 8-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
North Jackson High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top