Madison County High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Madison County High School
Madison County High School is a public high school located in Madison County, Florida. It is part of the Madison County School District and serves grades 9-12. The school was founded in 1965 and has a student population of approximately 1,200 students.
Madison County High School offers a wide variety of courses, including a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, vocational and technical programs, and extracurricular activities. The school also offers Advanced Placement (AP) courses and Dual Enrollment classes, which allow students to earn college credit while still in high school.
The school is dedicated to helping students succeed both in and out of the classroom. Madison County High School provides a variety of services and resources to help students succeed, including an Academic Support Center, a career center, and a counseling department. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as athletics, clubs, and student organizations.
Madison County High School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a strict anti-bullying policy and provides students with resources to help them stay safe and healthy.
At Madison County High School, we are dedicated to helping our students reach their full potential. We strive to create a learning environment that is safe, supportive, and stimulating, so that our students can achieve their academic and personal goals.
174 Brock Rd
Gurley, AL 35748
9 – 12
Overview Madison County High School
Madison County High School serves 466 students in grades 9-12.
Madison County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Madison County High School
Madison County High School is ranked within the top 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 Madison County High School is 0.45, 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.