Calera High School

Calera High School serves 652 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Calera High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
Shelby County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 652 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 652 students
Calera High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Calera High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Calera High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Calera High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Calera High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Calera High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Calera High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
39%
34%
Calera High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
55%
57%
Calera High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.56
Calera High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
52%
Calera High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Calera High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Shelby County School District's student population of 22,809 students has decreased by 18% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 83% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,051 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,457 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
7
Number of Students Managed 22,809 3,026
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 74%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $279 MM $30 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $262 MM $30 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,051 $10,181
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,457 $10,301
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Calera High School is a high school located in Calera, Alabama. The athletic teams are known as the Eagles and compete as a 2-A school in the state of Alabama.

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Shelby Co Institutional Ser Ctralt School Progs (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Calera Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadow View Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MontevalloCalera Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 624 students
    0 miles
    9178 Hwy 22
    MontevalloAL 35115
    (205)682-6100
    06-8624
  • AlabasterMeadow View Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 950 students
    2.8 miles
    2800 Smokey Rd
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5740
    2.8KG-3950
  • CaleraCalera Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 705 students
    4.4 miles
    855 10th St
    CaleraAL 35040
    (205)682-6120
    4.4KG-2705
  • CaleraCalera Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 630 students
    4.9 miles
    8454 Hwy 31 South
    CaleraAL 35040
    (205)682-6500
    4.93-5630
  • AlabasterShelby Co Institutional Ser Ctralt School ProgsAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    5.3 miles
    601 1st St South
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5910
    5.36-12n/a

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