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Sparkman High School is a public school in Harvest, AL. It has 1,888 students in grades 10-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 424 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Teachers: We have had concerns and brought them to the attention of the principal and there were handled

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Parent

On Overall Experience: Its a great school. I love the rules about kids not wearing certain clothing

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High School Senior

On Overall Experience: The PTO does do many different things for the many clubs we have at school, such as fundraising and supporting what we do. The teachers over the after school activites are also supportive, but teaching wise and how some situations are handled could be better. I would choose it again for the simple reason that I met my life-changing friends here and some of the teachers have been instrumental in boosting my self confidence and reinforcing my love of learning and believing that anything can be accomplished through hard work and perserverence. Such was the case with my junior year AP English teacher.

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High School Senior

On Student Culture & Diversity: We have a diverse student body, although it's predominately split between students trying to act like the race they aren't. There is definitely a lot of hidden peer pressure, as most of the students do some kind of drug, and that information alone is enough to push others in the same direction. There isn't outright discrimination, but there is a lot of behind-the-back talk and mild bullying-though that is kept to a minimum.

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High School Senior

On Food: The food is either under or overcooked most of the time. The fruits look mostly unedible, and there isn't a large variety of healthy foods to go with the main meal. Sometimes we students question what the main meal is, and the repetition of some of the less desirable foods is a turn off as well.

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Sparkman High School is a public school in Harvest, AL. It has 1,888 students in grades 10-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 424 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

75%

Test Performance

79
Sparkman High School performed better than 79% of other schools on Alabama math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1730

Based on 10 students surveyed
Math
560
Verbal
580
Writing
590

ACT:
25

Based on 95 students surveyed
Math
23
English
25
Reading
26
Science
25
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 38% Advanced Courses
  • 35% Medical Academy
  • 12% Dual Enrollment
  • 8% Engineering school of Technology
  • 8% JROTC

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 36% Taking advanced courses will put amongst the best
  • 36% Choose the right people to be around
  • 14% Take advanced courses and put effort into classes
  • 7% Study as much as you can.
  • 7% Take advanced courses/enroll in dual enrollment

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 43% Football program
  • 29% Some students are disruptive
  • 14% The students do not interact beyond their cliques
  • 10% Is between a poor and wealthy middle class area
  • 5% Some of the teachers do not teach their classes

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% Excellence our tradition. Diversity our strength.
  • 36% Diversity
  • 7% Favoritism

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 38 responses

  • 58% Yes
  • 32% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 50% The diversity of Sparkman's students.
  • 44% Sparkman's inteligent student body
  • 6% How ratchet and rude our students are

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
51.9%
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Female
48.1%
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Racial Diversity

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White
62.1%
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African American
31.0%
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Hispanic
2.4%
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Native American
2.3%
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Asian
2.1%
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Multiracial
0.1%
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Pacific Islander
0%