Jasper High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Jasper High School
Jasper High School is a public school located in Jasper, Texas. It is part of the Jasper Independent School District and serves grades 9-12. The school has a long history of excellence, with a strong academic program and a wide range of extracurricular activities.
Jasper High School offers a comprehensive academic program, with courses in English, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign language and the arts. The school also offers a range of Advanced Placement (AP) and dual credit courses. Students can also take part in a variety of clubs and activities, including robotics, debate, drama, and music.
Jasper High School has a strong athletic program, with teams competing in football, basketball, baseball, softball, track and field, golf, tennis, and soccer. The school also has a variety of intramural sports and activities, such as cheerleading, volleyball, and wrestling.
Jasper High School has a supportive and caring faculty and staff, who are committed to helping students reach their full potential. The school also has a strong sense of community, with a variety of events and activities throughout the year. Jasper High School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and succeed.
1501 Viking Drive
Jasper, AL 35501
9 – 12
Overview Jasper High School
Jasper High School serves 796 students in grades 9-12.
Jasper High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Jasper High School
Jasper 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 Jasper High School is 0.44, 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.