Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, AL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,056
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    139 3.2
  • Ranking

Jefferson Davis High School is a public coed 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 139 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 139 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: the football and basketball programs are a big deal at school
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Overall Experience: The environment is unsafe. They have lockdowns, drug/weapon searches regularly. Fights throughout day.
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Teachers: Teachers can not control classroom. A lot of time is spent getting class to sit down, spit out gum, etc. that class is over before teacher has finished lesson but they still test you on whole lesson.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: They are very amazing at their educational job and enrich the minds of their students.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 4
    Health & Safety: My schools safety procedures are very strict and organized.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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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

Gender

Gender
Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Jefferson Davis High School United States Alabama Carver Senior High School Lee High School Prattville High School Stanhope Elmore High School Wetumpka High School
African American 93.0% 15.0% 33.6% 96.0% 85.0% 23.0% 38.0% 31.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 25.0% 5.5% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 4.0% 1.0%
White 1.0% 51.0% 57.0% 1.0% 9.0% 69.0% 54.0% 64.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 1.4% 0% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 1.6% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
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 22 responses

  • 45% Yes
  • 27% Not sure.
  • 27% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 46% Teachers and sports
  • 21% Friends
  • 21% Principal
  • 12% 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 9 responses

  • 56% Dedicated Students
  • 22% Career Academies
  • 22% Teachers

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 71% Those who stay will be champions.
  • 18% 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 19 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 84% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 11% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 5% I hate everything about this school.