Minor High School in AL - Niche

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Minor High School is a public school. It has 1,003 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 126 reviews written and they have been mixed.

2285 Minor Parkway
Adamsville, AL 35005
(205) 379-4750

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3.3 from 126 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: Well I didn't have a problem with people at the school they always wanted to hang with me.no peer pressure I was myself,so I didn't have any issues while attention school when it came too those topics.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Academics: My teachers I had was hard because they saw something in me i didn't see or get until later.And i thank them for that being hard on me.Which I'm hoing to a good college Stillman and I'm trying to continue my education.The workload benfits us to get us ready for the next chapter in our life.Scheduling wasn't too bad just prepping us to handled work load and how to balance it out.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I wouldn't say the school is a bad school we just have security for our protection and the staff.So just in case something was to happen just to be on the safe side.The partents send there children to school hoping they are in good hands.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Minor high school is a great school,I enjoyed the teachers and studies.I made great friends and got close to my teachers,we have a great band the football team was also good we also have awesome drama department.I didn't participate in nothing because I was focusing on pasding my class and graduating.But I pay attention to my surrounding,so I knew what was going on in the school.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I like the school and would go back again, reason why is because i started there with my friends and finish with my friends.I didn't get in no activities but i supported my class.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.33 Pleasant Grove Middle School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Fairfield High Preparatory School 6 mi. 576
3.33 Pleasant Grove High School 7 mi. 548
2.00 George Washington Carver High School 6 mi. 902
2.00 Parker High School 7 mi. 884
2.00 Jackson-Olin High School 8 mi. 1,073

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


Female 44%
Male 55%

Student Diversity

Minor High School United States Fairfield High Preparatory School George Washington Carver High School Jackson-Olin High School Parker High School Pleasant Grove High School
African American 84.0% 15.0% 98.0% 92.0% 98.0% 98.0% 73.0%
White 12.0% 51.0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 25.0%
Hispanic 1.0% 25.0% 0% 6.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 28.3%
Grade 10 26.7%
Grade 11 21.4%
Grade 12 23.5%

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 13 responses

  • 23% Yes
  • 23% Not sure.
  • 54% No

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

  • 42% Homecoming week
  • 27% Prom
  • 15% Sports/Athletics
  • 12% Graduation
  • 4% Class Day

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

  • 29% Disrespectful children
  • 13% Counselors
  • 13% Lunch
  • 10% The teachers
  • 10% The office staff
  • 10% Administration
  • 6% The technological resources
  • 3% Things could be better there
  • 3% Leaky roofs
  • 3% Bullying

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 67% The Minor High School Band
  • 17% Just a good average school
  • 8% Cosmetology
  • 8% Trades

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 33% Mediocre
  • 25% Great
  • 17% Unorganized!!!!!
  • 17% Good
  • 8% Below Average

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% Do not slack off!
  • 25% Stay away from bad influneces
  • 12% Try tour hardest

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 9% I love everything about this school.
  • 45% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 45% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.