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Albertville High School is a four-year public high school in Albertville, Alabama. It has an enrollment of 918 students and is accredited by the Alabama Department of Education. In 2008, 50% of Albertville High School students were female and 50% of students were male. Albertville High School made AYP in 2007. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Alabama in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Albertville High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2008, Albertville High School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Alabama average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
In 2007, Albertville High School had 38% of students were eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Alabama had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Albertville High School sports teams are known as the Albertville Aggies for Albertiville High School is an agricultural school.
In 2007-2008 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, science and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to pass the test.
The state average for Reading was 81% in 2008.
The state average for Social Studies was 73% in 2008.
The state average for Science was 81% in 2008.
The state average for Language was 77% in 2008.
The state average for Math was 84% in 2008.
The state average for Reading was 95% in 2008.
The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2008.
The state average for Science was 95% in 2008.
The state average for Language was 94% in 2008.
The state average for Math was 95% in 2008.
The Albertville High School Band has been considered one of the top bands in the southeast for over twenty years. Consisting of five bands ranging from grades seven through twelve, with three directors and averaging over 400 students, the Albertville Aggie Bands continue to excel to the highest of standards. Forged from dedication, hard work and quality leadership along with outstanding support from our Superintendent of Schools, Board of Education members, Principals and most importantly, the Community, the Albertville Aggie Band has remained one of the top band programs in the Southeast.
The Aggie band has traveled the nation extensively over the past, and today they continue to travel the nation playing to thousands of people from all walks of life. The Albertville Band has traveled extensively and has performed in the Hollywood Christmas Parade, The National Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, D.C., The Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the Macy*s Thanksgiving Day Parade; most recently in 2007. The Aggie Band was recently selected to participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California in 2011. The Aggie Band is under the direction of Chris Lindley, Nathan Tucker, and Missy Lindley.
The Athletic Department serves as an integral part of Albertville High School, and its mission is to educate the whole person. Each coach is considered an educator who aids in the physical, social, intellectual, and emotional growth of each and every student who chooses to participate. Athletics are co-curricular elective activities where participation is contingent upon meeting criteria consistent with the mission and standards of the AHSAA, Albertville High School. Additionally, each team reserves the right to limit the number of participants on the basis of roster size and / or skill level.
Under the direction of Scott Rains since its inception, the nationally-recognized AHS show choir has grown from a small group performing a medley of songs to the present cast of 54 singer/dancers along with a full band and stage crew. Members and their families will travel this year to Ohio, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Illinois, allowing our students to compete nationwide and allowing our students to make connections with students from all over the country CenterStage! was at the top of their competitive game in the 2009 season as they performed their show “Days of Future Past.” The mix of traditional theatrical production and modern show choir brought great success, both locally and throughout the country.
VocalEase was created in 1996 as a performance-oriented ensemble for selected older students who enjoy the challenges associated with learning and performing a huge repertoire of music in pop, gospel, and jazz styles. VocalEase performs for schools, churches, and various civic events.
CenSations! was created in the fall of 2008 due to the overwhelming number of performers in the high school and middle school choral programs. The CenSations! debut season was an outstanding success as the 60+ choir, band, and crew members performed their show There and Back Again to full audiences throughout the south, winning critical acclaim at each of the three competitions they entered. The CenSations! members look forward to their 2009-2010 season and performing in their new fine arts center. They are under the direction of Scott Rains.
The JROTC program was established in 1966 and was part of the curriculum until 1982, at which time it was disbanded. In 1993, under the JROTC Expansion Program, JROTC was reinstated, and is the only such program in this county. The current program is strong, earning Honor Unit with Distinction in its second year and keeping this honor still today. This year's "Aggie Battalion" consists of 90 cadets and has multiple drill teams and color guards, a rifle team, a physical training (PT) team, and an honor guard.
The Albertville School System is involved with several constructions projects at this time. The highlight of these projects is the construction of a new Albertville High School.