Chelsea High School

Chelsea High School serves 1,090 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Chelsea High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 1090 students has grown by 41% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,090 students
Chelsea High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Chelsea High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Chelsea High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Chelsea High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Chelsea High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Chelsea High School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Chelsea High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
11%
34%
Chelsea High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
85%
57%
Chelsea High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Chelsea High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Chelsea High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.27 0.32
Chelsea High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
11%
52%
Chelsea High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Chelsea High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,809 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,051 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,457 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 74%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $279 MM $30 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $262 MM $30 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,051 $10,181
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,457 $10,301
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Oak Mt High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chelsea Intermediate School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chelsea Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChelseaChelsea Intermediate School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 4-52315 Hwy 39
    ChelseaAL 35043
    (205)682-7220
    2.64-5n/a
  • ChelseaChelsea Middle School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 966 students2321 Hwy 39
    ChelseaAL 35043
    (205)682-7210
    2.66-8966
  • ChelseaChelsea Elementary School
    3.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 748 students1000 Hornet Parkway
    ChelseaAL 35043
    (205)682-7000
    3.3KG-5748
  • Birmingham Oak Mt High School
    3.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1645 students5476 Caldwell Mill Rd
    BirminghamAL 35242
    (205)682-5200
    3.69-121645
  • BirminghamOak Mt Intermediate School
    3.6 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 771 students5486 Caldwell Mill Rd
    BirminghamAL 35242
    (205)682-5220
    3.64-5771

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