Oak Mt. High School in Indian Springs Village, AL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,645
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    203 3.9
  • Ranking

Oak Mt. High School is a public coed school in Indian Springs Village, Alabama. It has 1,645 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 92% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 203 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

5476 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5200

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 203 reviews
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    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I feel like all policies are well executed
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There are many clubs but not enough members
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Going to oak Mountain has really change the way I view life it's just a great enviroment to be in
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Teachers: I feel as we the students should be taught to learn instead of memorizing
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The parents that are usually involved are the art parents.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.66 Oak Mt. Intermediate School Public, Coed
Joseph S. Bruno Montessori Academy Private, Montessori, Coed
Our Lady of the Valley School Private, Religious, Coed
3.66 Oak Mt. Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Oak Mt. Middle School Public, Coed
4.33 Spain Park High School Public, Coed
3.33 The Westminster School at Oak Mountain Private, Religious, Coed
4.00 Berry Middle School Public, Coed
4.33 Indian Springs School Private, Boarding, Coed
Webster Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
Briarwood Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
4.33 Rocky Ridge Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Inverness Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Chelsea High School Public, Coed
Hoover Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
4.33 Vestavia Hills High School Public, Coed
Cahaba School Private, Coed
3.00 Valley Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Gresham Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Riverchase Middle School Public, Coed
4.33 Riverchase Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Valley Intermediate School Public, Coed
4.33 Green Valley Elementary School Public, Coed
4.00 Louis Pizitz Middle School Public, Coed
4.33 Cahaba Heights Community School Public, Coed
4.33 Vestavia Hills Elementary Central Public, Coed
4.33 Vestavia Hills Elementary School West Public, Coed
3.33 Briarwood Christian High School Private, Religious, Coed
Southminster Day School Private, Religious, Coed
4.33 Greystone Elementary School Public, Coed
4.33 Vestavia Hills Elementary School East Public, Coed
4.33 Gwin Elementary School Public, Coed
4.33 Ira F. Simmons Middle School Public, Coed
3.00 Pelham High School Public, Coed
3.33 Chelsea Middle School Public, Coed
4.33 Hoover High School Public, Coed
4.33 Shades Mt. Elementary School Public, Coed
4.33 Homewood High School Public, Coed
3.33 Shades Mountain Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
Chelsea Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Mt. Laurel Elementary School Public, Coed
4.33 Trace Crossings Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 John Carroll Catholic High School Private, Religious, Coed
4.33 Brookwood Forest Elementary School Public, Coed
Hilltop Montessori School Private, Montessori, Coed
Prince of Peace Catholic School Private, Religious, Coed
4.33 Mt. Brook Elementary School Public, Coed
4.33 Shades Cahaba Elementary School Public, Coed
Our Lady of Sorrows School Private, Religious, Coed
4.33 Mt. Brook High School Public, Coed
4.33 Bluff Pk Elementary School Public, Coed
4.00 Liberty Pk Middle School Public, Coed
4.33 Liberty Pk Elementary School Public, Coed
4.33 Mt. Brook Jr High School Public, Coed
4.33 Hall Kent Elementary School Public, Coed
4.33 Edgewood Elementary School Public, Coed
Creative Montessori School Private, Montessori, Coed
3.00 Islamic Academy of Alabama Private, Religious, Coed
4.33 Deer Valley Elementary School Public, Coed
Lakeview School Private, Special Education, All-Boys
Allan Cott School Private, Special Education, Coed
4.33 Homewood Middle School Public, Coed
3.00 Helena Elementary School Public, Coed
2.66 Kingwood Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
4.33 Crestline Elementary School Public, Coed
St. Rose of Lima School Private, Religious, Coed
2.66 Arlington School Private, Alternative, Coed
4.33 Cherokee Bend Elementary School Public, Coed
4.00 Ramsay High School Public, Coed
4.33 South Shades Crest Elementary School Public, Coed
2.66 Glen Iris Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Epic School Public, Coed
3.66 Helena Intermediate School Public, Coed
4.33 Robert F. Bumpus Middle School Public, Coed
4.00 Brock's Gap Intermediate School Public, Coed
3.33 Chelsea Pk Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Helena Middle School Public, Coed

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Spain Park High School 2 mi. 1,633
3.00 Chelsea High School 4 mi. 1,090
4.33 Vestavia Hills High School 5 mi. 1,886
3.00 Pelham High School 6 mi. 1,846
4.33 Homewood High School 7 mi. 1,035

Around Oak Mt. High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Oak Mt. High School United States Alabama Chelsea High School Homewood High School Pelham High School Spain Park High School Vestavia Hills High School
White 82.0% 51.0% 57.0% 84.0% 58.0% 70.0% 65.0% 83.0%
African American 8.0% 15.0% 33.6% 10.0% 29.0% 12.0% 23.0% 7.0%
Asian 4.0% 4.8% 1.4% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 25.0% 5.5% 2.0% 7.0% 14.0% 4.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 1.6% 1.0% 0% 0% 2.0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 26.5%
Grade 10 24.3%
Grade 11 25.9%
Grade 12 23.3%

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 28 responses

  • 79% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 34% Most teachers really care about their subject/kids
  • 30% The spirit of the student body
  • 27% Great teachers, excellent academics, fine arts
  • 9% The variety of fine arts available

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 32% Kids are clicky like in the movies
  • 26% Kids try to act/dress alike, not much diversity
  • 21% More funding goes to sports than anything else
  • 15% Most of the kids and faculty act narcissistic
  • 6% Students learn how to test, not how to think

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 26 responses

  • 85% National Blue Ribbon School
  • 15% Coke Mountain

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 46% Nothing But The Best!
  • 32% Challenging
  • 14% Political
  • 7% OK

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 48% Don't lose sight of who you are and what you love
  • 43% Get involved! It's a great way to meet people!
  • 10% Find a class or organization where you can grow

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 22% I love everything about this school.
  • 61% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.