Pelham High School

Pelham High School serves 1,846 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Pelham 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 1846 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,846 students
Pelham High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pelham High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Pelham High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pelham High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more 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
Pelham High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Pelham High School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
15%
5%
Pelham High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
13%
34%
Pelham High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
71%
57%
Pelham High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pelham 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.
0.46 0.32
Pelham 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.
18%
52%
Pelham 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%
Pelham High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,932 students has grown by 6% 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 28,932 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 Hoover High Freshman Center (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hoover High Freshman Center (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PelhamValley Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 750 students310 Opportunity Dr
    PelhamAL 35124
    (205)682-5550
    1.6KG-2750
  • PelhamValley Intermediate School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 718 students2200 Hwy 33
    PelhamAL 35124
    (205)682-5530
    1.83-5718
  • HelenaHelena Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 794 students187 Third St
    HelenaAL 35080
    (205)682-5540
    2KG-2794
  • BirminghamHoover High Freshman Center
    Alternative School
    2.4 miles | Grades: 96055 Flemming Parkway
    BirminghamAL 35244
    (205)439-1610
    2.49n/a
  • BirminghamHoover High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    2.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2770 students1000 Buccaneer Dr
    BirminghamAL 35244
    (205)439-1200
    2.59-122770

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