The Haywood High School Story of Excellence

By Mitchell, Robert | Education, Fall 2000 | Go to article overview

The Haywood High School Story of Excellence


Mitchell, Robert, Education


The Haywood High School facility sits on a 44 acre campus located near the industrial park on the eastern edge of Brownsville. It serves as a gathering place for groups, agencies, and others who need a facility for their professional and local interests. The main building was ready for use in the fall of 1970; the vocational division was built in 1976; and a new academic wing was opened in 1997.

The total student population during the three year period shifted from 1,239 in 1996, to 1220 in 1998, and this downward shift has continued to the present school term with an enrollment around 1,000. The percentage of Hispanic students has increased from .009% to .015%. The Caucasian students have shown an increase from 36% to 38%. The percentage of African-American students has decreased from 62.6% to 60.3%.

School Characteristics

Haywood High School is a public school that serves all of the ninth through twelfth grade students in Haywood County. It is part of the Haywood County Schools. It offers a comprehensive curriculum, instructional support programs, and student personnel services including library/media, health, and guidance services.

Modern Technology

The newest building was completed in 1997. It houses a writing center which is equipped with 20 computers, an office technology lab with 25 computers, a math lab with 15 computers, science laboratory facilities, a student activities room, a teacher work area, office space, and 12 classrooms. Students have internet access in every classroom and lab. Each classroom is equipped with a television monitor used for viewing Channel One as well as WHHS News, a student produced program which presents daily announcements as well as features about school activities. The library serves all students and faculty, as well as other organizations in the county.

College Attendance

During the late 1990s 51% of students indicated post-graduate plans for enrollment in a four year college. More recently students showed a marked decline in the four year college plans to maybe 40%. The percentage of students planning to attend a two-year community college has shown a steady increase from 11% to 17%. The average income of parents is $14,859, and the median home value is approximately $40, 383.

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