2014 Academic Indicators
- National Rank
- College Readiness Index
- Math Proficiency
- Reading Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 08–12 Grades
- 1,970 Students
- 108 Teachers
Virgil Grissom High School
7901 BAILEY COVE RD
HUNTSVILLE, AL 35802
Phone: (256) 428-8000
District: Huntsville City
Virgil Grissom High School is ranked 7th within Alabama. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Virgil Grissom High School is 47 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 19 percent. Virgil Grissom High School is 1 of 8 high schools in the Huntsville City.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||19%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||15%|
U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).
|Proficient in Reading||96%|
|Proficient in Math||96%|
|College Readiness Index||36.6|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||08 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||No|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Reading (district average)||79%|
|Proficient in Math (district average)||78%|
|College Readiness (district average)||21.5|
Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.