This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More have about average college readiness measures, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
29%
State avg: 23%
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Reading
34%
State avg: 32%
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Math
27%
State avg: 18%
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Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity section below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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White
73%
Black
14%
Hispanic
6%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
4%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
463 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
7901 Bailey Cove Rd
Huntsville, AL 35802
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Last modified: November 2, 2017
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