• High School, Grades 9-12

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  • Birmingham Public Schools offers students in grades 9-12 two outstanding high schools: Groves and Seaholm. These fine schools offer top-notch academic curriculum, excellent student support services, superior instructional technology, hundreds of involvement opportunities for all students and exceptional parent and community support. These comprehensive four-year schools are accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and enjoy a graduation rate of 98 percent.


    Please see the Groves or Seaholm course catalogs for current descriptions of courses which meet BPS graduation requirements.

  • Outstanding Curriculum 


    Academic Enrichment and Support 

    • Guidance counseling 
    • More than 75 percent of professional staff hold advanced degrees 
    • Trimester scheduling 
    • Academic competitions


    Instructional Technology 

    • Integrated technology: classroom computers, computer labs, media centers 
    • Engineering technology: computer-aided drawing and design, automation, robotics 
    • Business technology: multimedia, Web design, Cisco Networking Academy, desktop publishing


    Athletics and Co-curricular Activities 

    • Approximately 30 athletic programs with opportunities for every student 
    • Interscholastic teams 
    • Extensive array of clubs affording students opportunities to grow in areas such as instrumental, vocal and orchestral music, dramatics, journalism, debate, forensics, student government, community service and leadership skills