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Virgil Grissom High School
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  • Public
  • HUNTSVILLE, AL

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Administration
    grade C+
  7. Sports
    grade B+
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Virgil Grissom High School is a highly rated, public school located in HUNTSVILLE, AL. It has 1,952 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 34% of students are at least proficient in math and 40% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
40%
Percent Proficient - Math
34%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1270
57 responses
Average ACT
26
398 responses
AP Enrollment
31%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$67,874
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,020
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$236,300
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 36 responses
Poll
72%
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 112 responses
  • Musicals
    21%
  • Athletic games (football, basketball, baseball)
    19%
  • Pep rallies
    17%
  • Band Everything
    8%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Soccer, football, baseball/softball games are fun.
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,952
Free or Reduced Lunch
23%
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 44 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 44 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 44 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,424
Teachers in First/Second Year
23.3%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 53 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 53 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 53 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,328 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 59 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 59 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 59 responses

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