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Mission Statement

The mission of Jefferson Davis High School is to provide and ensure a safe and caring community which focuses on higher level learning and positive relationships among teachers, students, parents and community members.

Motto

 Those who stay will be CHAMPIONS!

Statements of Belief

We believe that every student:

  • Is a valuable individual.
  • Can and will learn.
  • Has a right to learn.
  • Deserves dignity and respect.
  • Will be accountable for his or her actions.

Goals

· We will ensure that every aspect of our educational system advances student learning, with an emphasis on literacy.

· We will promote acceptable behavior, good citizenship, and skills needed for future endeavors.

· We will ensure the staff capacity necessary to achieve our mission and objectives.

· We will ensure the full involvement of families in the education of their children.

· We will achieve community support to advance the success of each student.

· We will provide facilities that will enable students to work in an environment that is safe and that supports the highest levels of learning.

· We will ensure stable and adequate funding to accomplish our mission and objectives.

About The School

ABOUT US

Jefferson Davis High

Jefferson Davis High School is a public high school located in central Montgomery, Alabama at 3420 Carter Hill Road, with grades 9 through 12. Jeff Davis' main building was originally built in the late 1960's and the addition was built in the early 1970's.

The current principal is Mr. Bobby E. Abrams, Jr. Student enrollment for 2016-17 is approximately, 1,900 students. 

Academics

Advanced Placement (AP) Classes:
The AP program enhances student preparedness for the rigors of college and students may receive college credit for AP classes. AP classes facilitate competitiveness in college and career. Weighted grades are given for accelerated classes.

ACCESS (Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators, & Students Statewide)

Is an education initiative of the state that provides opportunities and options for Alabama public high school students to engage in AP classes, foreign language classes, and other elective courses to which they may not otherwise have access.

Elective Courses:
Students may choose from several elective courses. These include art, computer applications, driver's education, health education, art, choir, physical education, Spanish, and speech. Creative thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, and skills expansion are encouraged in all subject areas. Students are supported in their pursuits of individual product and theory development.

Graduation Requirements:
A minimum of 24 units are required for graduation. English 4; Math 4; Science 4; Social Studies 4; Foreign Language 2; PE 1; Art ½; Computer Application ½; Health ½; Other Electives 3.5.

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