Homewood High School is a four year public high school located in Homewood, Alabama, just outside the city limits of Birmingham. Established in 1972, Homewood High School serves approximately 1,100 students in grades nine through twelve. Homewood City Schools strives to "educate and empower each student to reach his or her unique potential," and in accordance with this mission, Homewood High School, a school truly rich with tradition, offers a challenging curriculum in a caring environment.
For the seventh year in a row, Newsweek named Homewood as one of "America's Best High Schools" and The Washington Post named HHS as one of the "top ranking schools that prepare students for college." Homewood was ranked fifth out of the Alabama schools on the Post's list. Homewood High School has a strong, long-standing Advanced Placement program and offers twenty AP classes and eight Pre-AP classes. Over 700 AP exams were taken during the 2014-2015 school year, and 73% of the exams scored a three or higher. In addition, Homewood's class of 2015 boasted three National Merit finalists.
Students are encouraged not only to succeed in academics but also to become well-rounded individuals: students are provided many opportunities to become involved with extra-curricular activities. Homewood High School's band is national recognized and includes approximately one-third of the student body. HHS athletics boasted four state champion teams, three state runner-up teams, and several playoff appearances.
The school system and the community take great pride in the responsibility of student learning and accomplishments. Homewood High School strives to foster a community among the students and to prepare students for the 21st century.
Dr. Zack Barnes, Principal
Mr. Eddie Cunningham, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Amanda Esslinger, Assistant Principal
Dr. Joel Henneke, Assistant Principal
Mr. Latta Johnston, Assistant Principal
Dr. Tony Lott, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Kenya Bledsoe, Grade 9
Mrs. Delisa Brooks, 11 and 12 (A-K)
Ms. Elaine Haskins, College and Career
Mrs. Whitney Voltz, 10 and 12 (L-Z)
Control: State of Alabama
Enrollment: approximately 1,100
CEEB/ACT Code Number: 011464
Student/Classroom Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1
Homewood High School
1901 S. Lakeshore Drive
Homewood, AL 35209
Office: (205) 871-9663
Fax: (205) 879-0879