Alma Bryant High School

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Alma Bryant High School
14001 Hurricane Boulevard
Irvington, Alabama
United States
Coordinates 30°26′28″N 88°16′50″W / 30.44111°N 88.28056°W / 30.44111; -88.28056Coordinates: 30°26′28″N 88°16′50″W / 30.44111°N 88.28056°W / 30.44111; -88.28056
School type Public
Established 1998
School district Bayou la Batre School District
Principal Doug Estle
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,642
Color(s) Blue & White
Nickname Hurricanes

Alma Bryant High School is an Alabama high school located in Irvington, Alabama, United States off State Highway 188, midway between Grand Bay, Alabama and Bayou La Batre, Alabama.


The school was formed in 1998 by combining Alba High School (in Bayou La Batre) and Grand Bay High School (formerly called Mobile County High School) (in Grand Bay). The school was named for Alma Bryant, an influential south Mobile County educator who had taught for a period of time at both schools.[1][2]

Athletics and activities[edit]

The archery team has been a top finisher in the AASP tournaments since 2005.[3] School athletic teams are known as the Hurricanes.

Since 2014, Bryant High has been in the AHSAA Class 7A. Prior to the 2014-15 School year they were in Class 6A, formerly the largest class.[4]

Clubs and organizations include Student Government Association, Scholars Bowl, Hi-Q, First Priority, Kicking Cane Dancers, SWAT, and YAC (Youth Activist Coalition)-a non-profit community service organization.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Gaillard, Frye; Hagler, Sheila; Denniston, Peggy, In the Path of the Storms: Bayou La Batre, Coden, and the Alabama Coast, (University of Alabama Press, 2008) p. 106.
  2. ^ "Mobile County Public Schools". Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Alma Bryant archery team takes top honors at state tournament". Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Breaking down Class 7A, new alignments in high school football (updated)". Retrieved 23 October 2015. 

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