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Mary Gillen Montgomery High School is located in Semmes, an incorporated suburb of Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Founded in 1965, the school is part of the Mobile County Public School System, and is one of the largest of the county's 18 public high schools. Due to its long official name, the school is affectionately known as "MGM," "Mary G," "Mary Montgomery," or "Montgomery High."

Army JROTC[edit]

The school offers an Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program which emphasizes academics and physical fitness. Program participants compete in rifle and drill competitions.


In the last ten years, the school's enrollment has increased due to an increase in population of the Mobile area, particularly in its western suburbs. In 1998, the school's enrollment was 1,452. Today, that number has grown to almost 1,900 with a faculty of 100.[citation needed]

MGM draws its students primarily from Semmes Middle School, which is one of the largest middle schools in the state of Alabama. The school serves grades 9-12.


MGM is named after Mary Gillen Montgomery. She was a student, teacher, and administrator in the Mobile County Public School System for 51 years. She was associated with MGM for 39 years.[1]


The campus spans a 60-acre (240,000 m2) tract bordering US Highway 98 and Snow Road in west Mobile County, Alabama (Lat. 30.7811° N, Long. 88.2775° W). Facilities include a large football stadium, baseball stadium, gymnasium, field house/athletic center, soccer field, fine arts facilities, and a notable horticulture facility and program.[1]

School uniforms[edit]

Montgomery requires school uniforms. Ninth graders wear black shirts and upperclassmen wear white shirts. Students must wear khaki pants, as of 2014 skorts for girls has been permenatly taken from the schools uniform.[2]

Feeder patterns[edit]

Montgomery students originate from portions of the attendance areas for Scarborough Middle School and Semmes Middle School.

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]


  1. ^ a b "History of MGM". Montgomery.mcs.schoolinsites.com. Retrieved 2007-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Uniform Information". montgomery.mcs.schoolinsites.com. Retrieved 2007-11-29. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°46′52″N 88°16′39″W / 30.78114°N 88.27751°W / 30.78114; -88.27751

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:56:15 -0800

Danielle Clark, a right-handed hurler from Saraland, Ala., will see action as will Katelyn Wilson, a right-hander out of Mary G. Montgomery High School in Mobile. "Clark throws hard and can be great when she spins and moves ball along with her speed.

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:06:36 -0800

In the process, he raised $5,500 toward the purchase of a wheelchair accessible vehicle for 17-year-old Rydarian White, a student at Mary G. Montgomery High School, who was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy at the age of 8. “We were allowed to choose ...
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:52:30 -0800

$5,000; Mary G. Montgomery High School: Funds will be used to purchase kits that will provide students the software and hardware necessary to build competition-level robots. $3,999.96; Oak Park Elementary School: The students will be involved in ...


Fri, 22 May 2015 11:56:15 -0700

Mary G. Montgomery High School bid farewell to 436 seniors during a commencement ceremony at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Center at 10 a.m. on May 22. Senior Breakfast was held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 14 at the Riverview Plaza ...


Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:33:45 -0800

He is currently vacationing with friends in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, but responded to his hiring via an email statement. “I am extremely humbled, blessed and excited to be the head football coach at Mary G. Montgomery High School,” Seymore wrote.


Mon, 19 May 2014 14:45:00 -0700

MOBILE, Alabama --Mary G. Montgomery High School held its commencement for 418 graduates at 3 p.m. on Monday, May 19, at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Center. Valedictorian Donald Lee Knapp, son of Donald and Patricia Knapp, and ...

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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:22:09 -0800

SEMMES, Ala.-- An anonymous tip led to the search and seizure of a weapon at Mary G. Montgomery High School on Wednesday according to Mobile County Schools spokesperson Nancy Pierce. "It was a tenth grader with a .32 semi-automatic weapon," ...

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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:53:23 -0800

MOBILE, Alabama -- The family of the Mary G. Montgomery High School student who was sexually abused by one of his teachers is working to move past the ordeal with grace and forgiveness. "Their family can't judge what Ms. Gray did, and they don't, but ...

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