A. H. Parker High School
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|A.H. Parker High School|
|900 4th Street N.
Birmingham, Alabama 35204
|School district||Birmingham City Schools|
|Faculty||69.0 (on FTE basis)|
|Grades||9 to 12|
|Student to teacher ratio||14.7|
|Team name||Thundering Herd|
|Former names||Negro High School
Industrial High School
- Oscar Adams, Jr., Alabama Supreme Court justice
- Sun Ra, jazz musician
- Bill Bruton, Former MLB player (Milwaukee Braves, Detroit Tigers)
- Buck Buchanan, football player and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame
- Nell Carter, singer and actress
- Erskine Hawkins, musician
- Lola Hendricks, African-American civil rights activist
- Raymond Lee Lathan, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
- Carlos May, Former MLB player (Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, California Angels)
- Lee May, Former MLB player (Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Royals)
- Avery Parrish, jazz musician
- John Rhoden, sculptor, head of the Art Commission of the City of New York
- Walter Sharpe, basketball player
- Eric Bledsoe, basketball player
- Larry Langford, former Mayor of Birmingham
- Bennie Seltzer, current head men's basketball coach at Samford University
- Katherine Burt's Brooke, Freedom Rider
- Parker High School. National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved on 2008-08-18. "Students: 1015 (2005-2006)"
- Patrik Jonsson (24 May 2007). "White grad makes history at black school in Alabama". Seattle Times (Christian Science Monitor). Retrieved 2008-08-18.
- "A. H. Parker High School". bhamcityschools.org. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- "Parker High School". greatschools.org. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- "Parker High School". trulia.com. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- "Parker High School History - Parker High School Alumni Association". parkeralumni.com. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- Erin Stock (11 June 2008). "Parker High supporters assail Birmingham's oversight, want principal removed". The Birmingham News. Retrieved 2008-08-18.
- "Smooth Late Registration for Birmingham Students". WVTM-TV, MSNBC.com. 31 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-18.[dead link]
- Parker High School History by the Parker High School Alumni Association
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