Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, AL - Niche

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Jefferson Davis High School is a public school in Montgomery, Alabama. It has 2,056 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 74% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 131 reviews written and they have been mixed.

3420 Carter Hill Rd
Montgomery, AL 36111
(334) 269-3712

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3.2 from 131 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: The sports here are great, and there is an abundant amount of support.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: My experience at this school was great, but I would only attend again if I could play football.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Most of the teachers at this school try their best to work with the student, but you have a few that are very questionable.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Jefferson Davis has a history well-known for fights therefore security has been implemented for both teachers and students and I feel safer with security to keep us all safe.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Most of the people that are sport affiliated are more prone to receive scholarships and admissions especially if you received an award for that particular

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Lee High School 2 mi. 1,707
2.66 Carver Senior High School 4 mi. 1,354
3.00 Stanhope Elmore High School 12 mi. 1,066
3.00 Wetumpka High School 15 mi. 1,082
2.66 Prattville High School 16 mi. 2,033

Around Jefferson Davis High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Jefferson Davis High School United States Carver Senior High School Lee High School Prattville High School Stanhope Elmore High School Wetumpka High School
African American 93.0% 15.0% 96.0% 85.0% 23.0% 38.0% 31.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 25.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 4.0% 1.0%
White 1.0% 51.0% 1.0% 9.0% 69.0% 54.0% 64.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 0% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%


Grade 9 30.4%
Grade 10 23.6%
Grade 11 24.3%
Grade 12 21.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 45% Yes
  • 30% Not sure.
  • 25% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 48% Teachers and sports
  • 22% Principal
  • 17% Friends
  • 13% Choir

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 62% The school is very over-crowded.
  • 25% No one really do as told
  • 12% The behavior at Jefferson Davis High School is bad

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 8 responses

  • 50% Dedicated Students
  • 25% Career Academies
  • 25% Teachers

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 69% Those who stay will be champions.
  • 19% Big
  • 12% One nation

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 50% Keep an open mind
  • 33% Stay focus!
  • 17% Enjoy your learning experience while you can.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 88% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 6% I hate everything about this school.