Mountain Brook High School

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Mountain Brook High School
Established 1966
School type Public
District Mountain Brook School System
Grades 10-12
Principal Vic WIlson
Enrollment 1,004 (2007)
Colors green & gold
Mascot Spartans
Location 3650 Bethune Drive
Mountain Brook

Mountain Brook High School, founded in 1966, is a three-year public high school, and the lone high school in the Mountain Brook School System. The school's 25-acre campus is located at 3650 Bethune Drive off Oakdale Drive near I-459. The principal is Vic Wilson.

Mountain Brook High graduated its first class in 1968. Enrollment in grades 10-12 for the 2007-2008 school year was 1,004 students.

School colors are green and gold. The athletic teams are called the "Spartans". A "Spartan Creed", connecting the school's ideals with those of ancient Sparta, was adopted by the school's faculty and student government in 2009. Numerous academic and service clubs and organizations are active at Mountain Brook High School, which also allowed social fraternities and sororities until the early 2000s.


  • United States Department of Education "Blue Ribbon School"; 1983-84, 1992-93.
  • United States Department of Education Secondary Schools Recognition Program.
  • Selected by Redbook magazine as one of 155 schools honored for "overall excellence"
  • Recognized by Newsweek magazine as one of the nation's top 100 high schools.
  • Honored by The College Board for academic excellence and outstanding support and participation in Advanced Placement Program.
  • Mountain Brook has graduated three Rhodes Scholars.
  • Mountain Brook has won more Alabama state athletic championships (102) than any other school in the state. Coach Robert Higginbotham led the Spartans to the 1975 state football championship.


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