Phillips High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Phillips High School
Phillips High School is a public school located in the heart of a vibrant city. It is one of the oldest schools in the district and has a long history of success in academics and athletics. The school offers a variety of programs and activities to meet the needs of its diverse student body. At Phillips High School, students can choose from a range of courses, including Advanced Placement classes, to prepare them for college and beyond. The school also offers a range of extracurricular activities, such as sports teams, clubs, and student organizations.
Phillips High School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all of its students. The school has a strong focus on creating an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere, and works to ensure that all students feel comfortable and respected. The school also provides a range of support services, including counseling and mentoring, to help students achieve success.
Phillips High School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and succeed. With its strong commitment to excellence and its dedication to providing a safe and supportive environment, Phillips High School is an excellent choice for any student.
142 School Avenue
Bear Creek, AL 35543
7 – 12
Overview Phillips High School
Phillips High School serves 201 students in grades 7-12.
Phillips 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 40-44% (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 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Phillips High School
Phillips 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 Phillips High School is 0.17, 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.