Virgil Grissom High School

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7901 Bailey Cove Rd Se

Huntsville, AL 35802

(256) 428-8000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,816

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

31 Parent Reviews for Virgil Grissom High School

If you are looking for a great learning institution in Huntsville, this is the place to go. Above all are the academic standards, which push students to do the best they can and will put you through rigorous work to get your diploma. Many teachers and alumni will tell you that college is much easier ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/03/14

Grissom students and teachers have earned the honor of being the only school in the city of Huntsville ranked in the top 10 schools in Alabama! Go Tigers! Thanks teachers!

Posted by a parent on 10/23/13

I'm a graduate of Grissom High School many years ago. Fortunately, I attended this school and it prepared me to think outside the box and for the rat race that is college. I believe that the many options in the curriculum of Grissom prepared me for a successful future. I'm now approaching 50 & have ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/07/13

My daughter was in top private schools before we relocated to Huntsville but I received recommendations from the private school principal to consider the SE Huntsville public schools. We bought a home in the Whitesburg/Grissom district and were extremely satisfied for the most part. She was a solid ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/04/11

I am a graduate of Grissom and have moved back and purchased a home in the District so that my son will attend Grissom when he goes to high school. I had a B average when I was at Grissom but when I went to college I was light years ahead of my peers. College was quite easy after attending Grissom. We ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/26/11

This is my second year at GHS, and my grades aren't very good. I have doubts that I'll go to the schools of my choice. This is mostly my fault but also the fault of the teachers. 99% of the teachers seem uninterested in the students. Absolutely none of them will confront a student about their performance ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/04/10

I am a current freshmen at this school as of 2010 If you are moving to this town and are zoned for grissom district be prepared, BRING EVERYTHING teachers will not tolerate not having your supplies, (i learned it the hard way) our school is a very hard school and the majority of the teachers are strict ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/09/10

I have a senior and a freshman this year at Grissom. Grissom is a challenging school. The teachers your child gets greatly influences how well they do. My senior had a non-preforming teacher here and there. My freshman not so lucky this year. He had three such teachers - that means nothing is gotten ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/19/09

I had two children attend Grissom and I was a substitute teacher there. It is a large school but there are many opportunities for every type of student to become involved. The education provided is excellent.

Posted by a parent on 05/18/09

The school population is staggering, the staff is rude, short, and have a horrible problem with misunderstanding, they ignore everyone, and they assume you know everything about them, what their expectations are, and where to go and what to do. The building it s self has a bombarding and oppressive feel ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/12/09

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Test Year: 2010
Virgil Grissom High School
Huntsville City Schools
* In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, science and social studies. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

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Huntsville schools — Virgil Grissom High School is located at 7901 Bailey Cove Rd Se, Huntsville AL 35802. 7901 Bailey Cove Rd Se is in the 35802 ZIP code in Huntsville, AL The school district for Virgil Grissom High School is the Huntsville City Schools. Virgil Grissom High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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