From The Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — The US News & World Report ranked Hewitt-Trussville High School at number 20 on the list of Best Alabama High Schools. The school was number 8 on the list of best schools in the Birmingham-metro.
Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation and how well they prepare students for college. The rankings were determined by weighing college readiness (30%), math and reading proficiency (20%), math and reading performance (20%), underserved student performance (10%), college curriculum breadth (10%) and graduation rate (10%).
At HTHS, the report stated, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement coursework and exams. The AP participation rate at Hewitt-Trussville High School is 58%. Also noted, the total minority enrollment is 20%, and 7% of students are economically disadvantaged. The graduation rate is 98%.
Hewitt-Trussville High School is ranked #1,694 in the National Rankings.
In years past the school has been included on the list. Last year, Hewitt-Trussville High School was number 17, in 2019, number 18 and in 2018, number 7.
The following is the list of rankings for the state of Alabama in 2021:
- Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School
- New Century Tech Demo High School
- Mountain Brook Brook High School
- Vestavia Hills High School
- Homewood High School
- Bob Jones High School
- Booker T Washington Magnet High School
- Spain Park High School
- Fairhope High School
- James Clemens High School
- Hartselle High School
- Auburn High School
- Oak Mountain High School
- Arab High School
- Ramsay High School
- Cullman High School
- Hoover High School
- Huntsville High School
- Brewbaker Tech Magnet High School
- Hewitt-Trussville High School