Alma Bryant High School

Alma Bryant High School is an Alabama high school located in Bayou La Batre, Alabama, United States,[2][3] near Irvington off State Highway 188, midway between Grand Bay, Alabama and the center of Bayou La Batre.

Alma Bryant High School
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Alma Bryant High School is located in Alabama
Alma Bryant High School
Alma Bryant High School
Alma Bryant High School is located in the United States
Alma Bryant High School
Alma Bryant High School
14001 Hurricane Boulevard

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Coordinates30°26′28″N 88°16′50″W / 30.44111°N 88.28056°W / 30.44111; -88.28056Coordinates: 30°26′28″N 88°16′50″W / 30.44111°N 88.28056°W / 30.44111; -88.28056
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School typePublic
Established1998
School districtMobile County Public School System
PrincipalDoug Estle
Teaching staff95 (FTE)[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,742 (2017–18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio18.34[1]
Color(s)Blue & White
        
NicknameHurricanes
Website

It serves:[4] Bayou La Batre,[2] Dauphin Island,[5] Grand Bay,[6] Irvington, and St. Elmo.[citation needed]

FoundingEdit

The school was formed in 1998 by combining Alba High School (in Bayou La Batre) and Grand Bay High School (formerly called Mobile County High School) (in Grand Bay). The school was named for Alma Bryant, an influential south Mobile County educator who had taught for a period of time at both schools.[7][8]

Athletics and activitiesEdit

The archery team has been a top finisher in the AASP tournaments since 2005.[9] School athletic teams are known as the Hurricanes.

Since 2014, Bryant High has been in the AHSAA Class 7A. Prior to the 2014-15 School year they were in Class 6A, formerly the largest class.[10]

Clubs and organizations include Student Government Association, Scholars Bowl, Hi-Q, First Priority, Kicking Cane Dancers, SWAT, and YAC (Youth Activist Coalition)-a non-profit community service organization.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Alma Bryant High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 5, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Proposed Zoning Districts." City of Bayou La Batre. Retrieved on November 27, 2018.
  3. ^ Home. Alma Bryant High School. Retrieved on November 27, 2018. "14001 Hurricane Blvd Irvington AL 36544"
  4. ^ "Bryant High School Map." Mobile County Public School System. Retrieved on November 26, 2018.
  5. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP (INDEX): Dauphin Island town, AL." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on November 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Grand Bay CDP, AL." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on November 27, 2018.
  7. ^ Gaillard, Frye; Hagler, Sheila; Denniston, Peggy, In the Path of the Storms: Bayou La Batre, Coden, and the Alabama Coast, (University of Alabama Press, 2008) p. 106.
  8. ^ "Mobile County Public Schools". mcpss.com. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  9. ^ "Alma Bryant archery team takes top honors at state tournament". AL.com. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Breaking down Class 7A, new alignments in high school football (updated)". al.com. Retrieved 23 October 2015.

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