• Hewitt-Trussville High School (HTHS), a four-year public high school, serves students in grades 9-12.  The campus is beautifully situated on wooded acreage along the Cahaba River in northeast Trussville.  The city of Trussville (population approximately 22,000) forms part of the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) - a seven county region with a population of more than 1.1 million.

    General Information:



    Mr. Tim Salem



    Academies Director

    Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction

    Joy Young

    Dr. Lisa Berry




    Grade Level Contacts:

    Grade 12

    Twelfth Grade Counselor

    Leta McGehee



    Twelfth Grade Administrator

    Joy Young


    Grade 11

    Eleventh Grade Counselor

    Heather Winship



    Eleventh Grade Administrator

    Barry Allphin


    Grade 10

    Tenth Grade Counselor/Grad Coach

    Laura Stalls



    Tenth Grade Administrator

    Dawn Kilgore


    Grade 9

    Ninth Grade Counselor

    Amy Cane



    Ninth Grade Administrator

    Corey Hall



    Career Coach - Jill Prince

    Administrative Assistant: Katelyn Windsor  228-4016

    Registrar:  Lauren Cooley 228-4030


    CEEB/ACT Code:  012675
    Accreditation: AdvancED.  

    Faculty/Staff: Approximately 90
    National Board-Certified Teachers (NBCTs): 5

    Approximately 1,500 students 
    Ninth Grade: 375 Students 
    Tenth Grade:  364 Students
    Eleventh Grade:  354 Students
    Twelfth Grade:  342 Students

    Class of 2020 Profile:

    (Info being updated...)


    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 Academy
    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

    Engineering Academy
    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

    Electrical Academy
    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 & 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 Biology
    AP Calculus AB
    AP Calculus BC
    AP Chemistry
    AP Computer Science Principles
    AP Macroeconomics
    AP English Literature and Composition
    AP English Language and Composition
    AP Environmental Science
    AP Government and Politics
    AP Latin
    AP Physics I
    AP Psychology
    AP Spanish Language and Culture
    AP Statistics
    AP Studio Art:  2-D Design
    AP Studio Art:  3-D Design
    AP Studio Art:  Drawing
    AP U.S. History
    AP World History

    Advanced Courses                                                                 
    Pre-AP coursework is offered to students in grades 9-12 in English, social studies, mathematics, science, art, and world languages.

    Dual Enrollment Credit – HTHS partners with Jefferson State Community College (JSCC).  JSCC instructors conduct classes on the HTMS 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.  

    Grading Scale


    90 - 100


    80 - 89


    70 - 79


    60 - 69


    59 & below


    Athletic programs include basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, football, lacrosse, mountain biking, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track, volleyball, and wrestling.
    Visit the HT Huskies website for all program details, rosters, schedules, and more.

    Extracurricular Activities
    Band, chorus, drama, yearbook, Student Council Association, robotics, photography, Debate, Scholars Bowl, various clubs, Heritage Panel, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta.