School Address and Description: 6450 Husky Parkway, Trussville, AL 35173
HTHS is a four-year public high school situated beautifully on wooded acreage along the Cahaba River in Trussville, Alabama, right off Interstate 59. Trussville is located 18 miles Northeast of Birmingham, Alabama. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast. The city is categorized as suburban with retail and light industrial businesses. City Population (Estimated based on 2010 Census) 20,150
Mr. Tim Salem
Assistant Director of Curriculum, Secondary Specialist
Dr. Jennifer Cardwell
Grade Level Contacts:
Twelfth Grade Counselor
Twelfth Grade Administrator
Eleventh Grade Counselor
Eleventh Grade Administrator
Tenth Grade Counselor/Grad Coach
Tenth Grade Administrator
Ninth Grade Counselor
Ninth Grade Administrator
Career Coach - Jill Prince
Administrative Assistant: Katelyn Windsor 228-4016
Registrar: Lauren Cooley 228-4030
Website: http://trussvillecityschools.com CEEB/ACT Code: 012675
Hewitt-Trussville High School is accredited by AdvancED.
Enrollment Faculty: Approximately 90
Approximately 1487 students in grades 9-12 Undergraduate Education: 22
Ninth Grade: 375 Students Graduate Education: 68
Tenth Grade: 364 Students Ph.D./Doctorate: 2
Eleventh Grade: 354 Students NBCTs: 5
Twelfth Grade: 342 Students
CLASS OF 2017 PROFILE
Class of 2017
Size of Class: 361
$13,750,000 in scholarships offered
National Merit Recognition: Finalists: 1 Semi-Finalists Commended
Average ACT: 23 (HTHS is ranked 6th in the state for its ACT score)
Four-Year Colleges/Universities: 72%
Two-Year Colleges/Universities: 26%
CLASS OF 2017 COLLEGE CHOICES
English 9; Pre-AP English 9
English 10; Pre-AP English 10
English 11; AP English 11 Language & Composition; English 12; AP English 12 Literature & Composition; Dual Enrollment English 101 & 102
Algebra I A; Algebra I B; Algebra I; Pre-AP Algebra I; Geometry; Pre-AP Geometry; Algebraic Connections; Algebra II w/Trig; Pre-AP Algebra II w/Trig; Pre-Calculus; Pre-AP Pre-Calculus; Discrete Mathematics; AP Statistics; AP Calculus AB; Math Investigations; AP Calculus BC; Computer Science Principles; AP Computer Science; AP Computer Science A, Dual Enrollment Precalculus
Math Electives: Math Team
Biology; Pre-AP Biology; Physical Science; Chemistry; Pre-AP Chemistry; Environmental Science; Earth & Space Science; Anatomy & Physiology; Physics; AP Biology; AP Chemistry; AP Environmental Science; AP Physics I; AP Physics II; AP Physics C
World History; Pre-AP World History; AP World History; US History I; Pre-AP US History I; US History II; AP US History; Government & Economics; AP Government; AP Economics;
Health; Career Preparedness
French I; French II; Pre-AP French III; Pre-AP French IV; Latin I; Latin II; Pre-AP Latin III; AP Latin IV; Spanish I; Pre-AP Spanish I; Spanish II; Pre-AP Spanish II; Pre-AP Spanish III; Pre-AP Spanish IV: AP Spanish V; American Sign Language II
Multimedia Design; Multimedia Publications; Digital Design
Business Leadership Academy
Foundations of Business Leadership; Marketing Principles; Ethics, Law and Society; Entrepreneurship; Digital Literacy for the 21st Century; Dual Enrollment Principles of Accounting I & II; Dual Enrollment Principles of Management; Dual Enrollment Microcomputer Applications; Dual Enrollment Principles of Marketing
Biomedical Sciences Academy
Principles of Biomedical Science; Human Body Systems; Medical Interventions; Biomedical Innovations; Emergency Medical Technician Training: Dual Enrollment EMS 118 Emergency Medical Technician; Dual Enrollment EMS 119 Emergency Medical Tech Clinical
Introduction to Engineering Design; Principles of Engineering; Computer Integrated Manufacturing/ Robotics; Civil Engineering and Architecture; Engineering Design and Development
Hospitality and Culinary Arts Academy
Hospitality and Tourism; Culinary I; Culinary II
NCCER Electrical Technologies I; NCCER Electrical Technologies II; NCCER Electrical Technologies III
Fire & Emergency Services Academy
Intro to Fire Science; Fire Fighting
Computer Science Academy
Computer Science Essentials; AP Computer Science Principles
Work Based Learning - Cooperative Education
Pharmacy Technician Certification Class
FINE ART & PERFORMING ARTS
Art I; Art II; Art III; Two-Dimensional Art; 3-D Art; AP Art Studio; Portfolio Development; Digital Photography I & II; Concert Choir; Chamber Choir; Women’s Chorale; Marching Band; Wind Ensemble; Symphonic Band, Concert Band; Jazz Ensemble; Band Lab; Band Auxiliary; Theatre Arts I; Theatre Arts II; Musical Theatre; Acting
Psychology; AP Psychology; Dual Enrollment Psychology 200 & 210; Speech; School Publications; Driver’s Ed
LIFE PE; Aerobics; Team Sports; Recreational Sports; Weight Training; Athletics; Cheerleading; Lacrosse; Cross Country Biking
Advanced Placement – Advanced Placement courses are offered to predominantly juniors and seniors. Almost fifty percent of that population enrolls in an AP course and takes the culminating AP test. Please see course descriptions on the College Board website: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/teachers_corner/index.html
The following AP Courses are offered at HTHS:
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Computer Science Principles
AP English Literature and Composition
AP English Language and Composition
AP Environmental Science
AP Government and Politics
AP Physics I
AP Spanish Language and Culture
AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
AP Studio Art: 3-D Design
AP Studio Art: Drawing
AP U.S. History
AP World History
Pre-AP coursework is offered to students in grades 9-12 in English, social studies, mathematics, science, art, and world languages.
Dual Enrollment Credit – We have a partnership with Jefferson State Community College where our students are taught by HTHS instructors on our campus.
Dual Enrollment English 101/102
Dual Enrollment Psychology 200/210
Dual Enrollment Principles of Accounting 241-242
Dual Enrollment Speech
HTHS Academies Program – We offer a variety of specific opportunities for students to explore areas of study before leaving high school through our Academies. Students can pursue a path in any one of the programs or explore multiple programs. The following Academy pathways are offered at HTHS:
Academy of Business and Finance: Foundations of Business Leadership, Digital Literacy for the 21st Century, Personal Finance, Financial Planning, Applied Finance, Ethics in Business Principles of Accounting, Marketing, Managerial Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Business in a Global Economy, and Ethics, Law & Society…..
Biomedical Sciences Academy utilizes the Project Lead the Way Curriculum: Principles of the Biomedical Sciences, Human Body Systems, Medical Interventions, and Biomedical Innovations.
Electrical Construction Academy: NCCER Electrical Technologies 1, NCCER Electrical Technologies 2, and NCCER Electrical Technologies 3.
Engineering Academy utilizes the Project Lead the Way Engineering Curriculum: Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufacturing/Robotics, Civil Engineering and Architecture, and Engineering Design and Development.
Hospitality and Culinary Arts Academy: Hospitality and Tourism, Culinary I and II, Senior Career Pathway Project.
Multimedia Academy utilizes the full Adobe Suite of Multimedia Programs: Interactive Multimedia Design, Multimedia Publications, and Digital Design.
HTHS Certification Programs – We offer two programs that provide students hands-on training in a career-area allowing students to take a certification test in order to pursue a career immediately after high school or further their college education in these areas:
Emergency Medical Technician Training Program: JSCC – EMS 118 Emergency Medical Technician and JSCC-EMS 119 Emergency Medical Technician Clinical (a partnership with Jefferson State
Community College taught on the HTHS campus).
Fire Science Program: Fire Science/Fire Fighter I Training Course (partnership with Trussville City Fire
Department taught on the HTHS campus)
A complete curriculum guide can be located on our HTHS site: http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1938465
Grade Point Average and Ranking
Official GPA is based on yearly averages in all classes and an extra quality point is allotted to advanced coursework.
90 - 100
80 - 89
70 - 79
60 - 69
59 & below
Athletics - Athletic programs include basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, football, lacrosse, mountain biking, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track, volleyball, and wrestling.
Band, chorus, drama, yearbook, Student Council Association, robotics, photography, Debate, Scholars Bowl,
clubs for each academic area, Heritage Panel, National Honor, National Technical Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta.
Our Curriculum Guide, Student Handbook, and Code of Conduct are posted on our HTHS website.