Mortimer Jordan High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Mortimer Jordan High School
Mortimer Jordan High School is a public high school located in Morris, Alabama. The school serves grades 9-12 and has an enrollment of approximately 1,200 students. Mortimer Jordan High School is part of the Jefferson County School System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school offers a variety of classes, including Advanced Placement, honors, and electives. The school also houses a number of clubs and organizations, such as the National Honor Society, Student Council, and the Mortimer Jordan High School Band. The school also offers extracurricular activities, including athletics, cheerleading, and clubs. Mortimer Jordan High School is dedicated to providing a safe and successful learning environment for all students. The school is committed to providing a quality education that prepares students for college and careers.
1920 Blue Devil Road
Kimberly, AL 35091
9 – 12
Overview Mortimer Jordan High School
Mortimer Jordan High School serves 834 students in grades 9-12.
Mortimer Jordan 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 23% (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 27% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Mortimer Jordan High School
Mortimer Jordan 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 Mortimer Jordan High School is 0.22, 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.