Selma High School

2180 Broad St

Selma, AL 36701-4101

Tel: (334)874-1680
Grades: 8-12

982 students

Selma High School serves 982 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Selma High School operates within the Selma City School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 982 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 982 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Students by Grade Selma High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Black
98%
35%
All Ethnic Groups Selma High School Sch Ethnicity Selma High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.04 0.31
Selma High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
80%
51%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,097 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Selma City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
7
Number of Students Managed 4,097 3,032
Selma City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 72%
Selma City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $29 MM
Selma City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $31 MM
Selma City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,294 $9,620
Selma City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,636 $10,180
Selma City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Selma High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Selma Middle Chat Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edgewood Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SelmaSelma High School
    Vocational School
    2180 Broad St
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1686
    Vocational School

    0 mi | n/a students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • SelmaEdgewood Elementary School
    709 Highland Ave
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1640
    0.3 mi | 438 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SelmaPayne Elementary School
    1529 North Franklin St
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1660
    0.6 mi | 309 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SelmaSelma Middle Chat Academy
    1701 Summerfield Rd
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1675
    0.6 mi | 522 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • SelmaKnox Elementary School
    1002 Mabry St
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1650
    1 mi | 266 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Selma, AL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.14, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Selma is Selma Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.