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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Mattie T. Blount High School is a public school located in Eight Mile, AL. It has 1,020 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 15% in reading.

Mattie T. Blount High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
15%
Percent Proficient - Math
22%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
880
5 responses
Average ACT
19
84 responses
AP Enrollment
5%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C+
Median Household Income
$46,166
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$846
National
$949
Median Home Value
$126,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
  • Prom
    24%
  • College Career Day
    14%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    14%
  • Senior Day
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • BMOC
    5%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,020
Free or Reduced Lunch
86%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,637
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.5%
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.8 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,099/ year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.12 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.12 responses
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Mattie T. Blount High School Reviews

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My experience at Mattie T Blount High School was amazing. I really adore my school! The energy and family like and very welcoming. The staff welcomes you with open arms and takes you in as their own children. I am so thankful that my parents allowed me to attend this school, I would never pick another high school to attend.
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This is my first year at Mattie T. Blount High School and they welcomed me in with open arms my experience here as been outstanding each and everyday. Each member here on Blount's staff does a wonderful job everyday, their going to make sure each and everyone of us students get our job done as a students and their even harder on our student athletes because, they want everyone on to make it be great like they know we can. One person whos wants nothing but he best from our is our principal Mr. Jerome Woods he works hard everyday that we attend this school here not out of the 180 days we're in school as he not been here trying to uplift students, be here as a mentor to us and also a loving principal to us here at Blount High School and that is why the experience here is the way it is the way it is they will put a smile on your face even on your worst day so that right there is Mattie T. Blount for you.
Mattie T. Blount is more than a public high school, we are FAMILY! The staff and administrators care about the students and do what they can to make sure that we are learning and have what we need.