Bob Jones High School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Bob Jones High School

Bob Jones High School is a public high school located in Madison, Alabama. It is part of the Madison City Schools system and serves students in grades 9-12. The school was founded in 1962 and is named after Bob Jones, a prominent local businessman and philanthropist. It has an enrollment of approximately 2,200 students and is known for its rigorous academics, highly successful athletic teams, and commitment to the arts. Bob Jones High School is also noted for its diverse student body and its commitment to creating a safe and welcoming environment for all students. The school offers a wide range of courses and programs, including AP classes, dual-enrollment classes, and a variety of extracurricular activities. It also has a strong focus on college and career readiness, with a dedicated college and career center and a variety of college and career-readiness programs. Bob Jones High School is an excellent choice for students looking for a top-notch academic experience in a supportive and welcoming environment.

Address:

650 Hughes Rd
Madison, AL 35758

Phone:

(256) 772-2547

Site:

bjhs.madisoncity.k12.al.us

Grades:

9 – 12

Enrollment:

1,880 students

Overview Bob Jones High School

Bob Jones High School serves 1,880 students in grades 9-12.
Bob Jones High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Bob Jones High School

Bob Jones High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Bob Jones High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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