Curry High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Curry High School
Curry High School is a small, public high school located in the heart of rural Alabama. Established in 1977, Curry High School is a part of the Walker County School System and serves the students of Curry and the surrounding areas. Curry High School is known for its small, close-knit community, which creates a family-like atmosphere for both students and faculty.
Curry High School offers a wide range of academic programs, including Advanced Placement (AP) and dual enrollment courses. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities including athletics, clubs, and other activities. The school’s athletic teams, the Curry Cougars, are well-known in the area, having won several state championships in recent years.
Curry High School is dedicated to providing a safe, supportive learning environment for its students. The school has implemented a number of initiatives to ensure that students are provided with the best educational opportunities possible. Curry High School is committed to helping its students reach their full potential, both academically and socially.
155 Yellow Jacket Dr
Jasper, AL 35503
9 – 12
Overview Curry High School
Curry High School serves 456 students in grades 9-12.
Curry High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Curry High School
Curry High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Curry High School is 0.12, 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.