Sparkman High School

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Sparkman High School
2616 Jeff Road
Harvest, Alabama
United States
School type Public
Established 1958
Principal Chris Shaw
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,679
Color(s) Black and cardinal
Nickname Senators

Sparkman High School is a public high school in Harvest, Alabama, United States in the Madison County Schools district.[1] The school was named after senator and former vice presidential nominee John Sparkman. Sparkman is one of the largest high schools in northern Alabama and serves students in grades 9-12. The school's mascot is a Senator. The school has an enrollment of around 2,400 students.[2] Sparkman High's main rival is Bob Jones High School, and is almost always played as the last game of each football season.

In 2006, the Sparkman Ninth Grade School was built next to the high school.


Sparkman High was originally located in Toney. The old building is now Sparkman Middle School. Now located on Jeff Road in Harvest, the current high school building was built in 1997. The facility has art rooms, two gyms, a photo studio, drama rooms, a choir room, a band room, and musical theater classes. In 2001, additional rooms were built to accommodate the overcrowding. The high school has now split; the Sparkman 9th Grade School, which is across the street from the main high school, opened in 2006 to help overcrowding. There are currently around 607 freshmen at Sparkman 9; Sparkman High has over 1,800 students at the 10-12th grade building.[2]

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Coordinates: 34°50′02″N 86°42′58″W / 34.834°N 86.716°W / 34.834; -86.716