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 all students to reach their 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.
The Washington Post has 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.
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 extracurricular activities. Homewood High School's band is nationally 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. Joel Henneke, Principal
Mr. Eddie Cunningham, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Ganae Gaines, Assistant Principal
Dr. Latta Johnston, Assistant Principal
Dr. Tony Lott, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Mindy McBride, Assistant Principal
COUNSELING DEPARTMENT:Mrs. Virginia White, 9th gradeMrs. Elaine Meeks, 10th gradeMr. Zack Butler, 11th grade
Mr. Bobby Deavers, 12th and College AdvisingMrs. Carla Hardy, RegistrarMrs. Ellie Walker, Secretary
Control: State of Alabama
Enrollment: approximately 1,300
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