Jackson-Olin High School

510 12th St, Birmingham, AL 35218 | (205) 231-6431
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,433
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3.5 out of 5 | 10 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 510 12th Street, Birmingham, AL 35218
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Anthony L Gardner
  • Fax: (205) 231-6506
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Shared Time School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,433
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 82.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 670 (46.8%)
  • Females: 763 (53.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 93 (6.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,105 (77.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,198 (83.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Jackson-Olin High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black1,41598.7%
Asian--
Hispanic100.7%
White80.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Jackson-Olin High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade10.07%
9th Grade50435.2%
10th Grade36325.3%
11th Grade25017.4%
12th Grade31522.0%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

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10 reviews for Jackson-Olin High School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on December 13, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am currently a parent with a my last child finishing at Jackson-Olin,during their Senior Installation,The Principal spent more time immortalizing himself and saying what great things he expect from the students,to impress the parents,well I along with many other parents will be happy to see him leave. Perhaps the school needs a younger Principal who can relate more with the students,old school ideas and methods are not always the avenue to go. As for the office staff, they leave alot to be desired perhaps the board should pool more professionals, that know office etiquette,have good people skills,professionalism and above all MANNERS! Just because you have office skills doesn't mean your a right fit for every office,but the Head has to practice all of this before it can spread among the staff. Any given day you can go into the attendance officers office,he will not speak to you,he will not look up when you are talking to him(just plain terrible), other staff share the same office etiquette. I am so,so glad that this will finalize my time with having to deal with the Principal, and faculty of this school. Private,or county schools would be the more obvious choice, that way your kids will be up to par in the areas that they need to be in when it's time to apply for scholarships,applying for colleges,and being on the learning level they need to be on once they are ready to enter college.These professionals are paid,a decent amount/not great but when one enters this career it is suppose to be for the love of educating the children! Nothing more,nothing less!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 15, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I'm a parent of a student there with special needs. I can say starting out I was very concerned, because the adminstration & some staff were more concerned with unrelated areas than dealing with his individual needs. After several visits and numerous phone calls, they are just begining to come around. It just seems that if a parent cocerns or intrest aren't vividly made known then the education of their child/ren takes a back seat & so does the attitude some staff @ the school. Senstivity is a must for all staff, instead of barking orders like your talking to a pitbull.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on August 02, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I would be interested in hearing what the students think would improve their school? Please be candid.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on April 26, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is a great school to go to
  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I was in love with J.O. But the most part i loved Mr.Gardner
  • Reviewed by Student on September 04, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • jackson olin is a great schol to attended
  • Reviewed by Student on April 21, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I like my school some of the teachers actually teach us what need to know instead of just giving the work.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 19, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i am a ninth grader this school year and i must say the things i see going on at the school are less than desireable.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 13, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Students seem to be coming more and more behaved while some of the staff is becoming more and more out of control. The some staff members need sensitivity training. Somehow everyone is going to have to come together if this school is going to be the success it can become.
  • Reviewed by Student on September 06, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I think that the school could improve if they had more police officers and teachers and students that obeyed the school policy and that they can be non fighting students and behave good as the special ed students i mean that fo so

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