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  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Bob Jones High School is a top rated, public school located in Madison, AL. It has 1,778 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 49% of students are at least proficient in math and 58% in reading.
Address
650 Hughes Rd
Madison, AL 35758
Telephone
(256) 772-2547

Bob Jones High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
58%
Percent Proficient - Math
49%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1330
72 responses
Average ACT
27
379 responses
AP Enrollment
35%

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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$92,197
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$879
National
$949
Median Home Value
$239,400
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.36 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 150 responses
Report
  • Sports and plays
    27%
  • Drama
    14%
  • The Marching Band's half-time show
    13%
  • Homecoming week activities - all week
    8%
  • Clubs and organizations
    8%
  • Senior Toga Day (during homecoming week)
    7%
  • Going to football games with friends
    7%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,778
Free or Reduced Lunch
19%
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.44 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.44 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.44 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,265
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.9%
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.66 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.66 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.66 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,744/ year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.65 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.65 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.65 responses
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When I attempt to describe my experience at Bob Jones High School, I fell short of words. Being a BJ Patriot is what I can say with my utmost pride. My school is one of such rarest institutions that are the perfect combination of excelling academics and athletics along with supporting and encouraging teachers who guide students to pursue their goals and these activities without exhausting themselves. The thing which I like about my school is that it offers a variety of interesting classes to its students to choose from and that can be understood deeply by students through the practical approach taken by teachers. It also has ample co-curricular clubs which allow almost every student to interact with people who share similar interests. The only thing that I hate about my school is that it does not provide a large catalog of dishes in its cafeteria!
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I loved my experience at Bob Jones! There are very few things that I would change, but if I were to make some changes, it would most definitely be integration between different types of people with different backgrounds. Inclusion of all types is a necessity to the success of a school, and I feel that there is definitely a gap in terms of students interacting with each other outside of their chosen friend groups.
Bob Jones has certainly prepared me for success in the future! The school offers many courses that are diverse in the interests of each student and provides a challenge to those who desire it. The school excels in academics, athletics, and the arts and is highly diverse in extracurriculars. The schedule of four classes per semester is one of my favorite parts of the school because it allows more focus on each subject.