Sheffield High School

Tel: (256)383-6052
Grades: 8-12

322 students

Sheffield High School serves 322 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Sheffield High School operates within the Sheffield City School District.
The school district's 57% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 322 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 322 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more 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 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
5%
Black
44%
34%
White
53%
57%
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.53 0.31
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.
61%
52%
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,108 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Sheffield City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
7
Number of Students Managed 1,108 2,979
Graduation Rate 57% 72%
District Total Revenue $15 MM $29 MM
District Spending $15 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,959 $9,620
District Spending / Student $12,411 $10,180
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 Florence Learning Center (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sheffield Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wa Threadgill Primary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SheffieldWa Threadgill Primary School
    900 Annapolis Ave
    SheffieldAL 35660
    (256)386-5720
    0.2 mi | 311 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • SheffieldSheffield Junior High School
    1803 30th St
    SheffieldAL 35660
    (256)386-5735
    0.2 mi | 181 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • SheffieldL E Willson Elementary School
    2200 31st St
    SheffieldAL 35660
    (256)386-5730
    0.3 mi | 294 students | Gr. 3-6                      
  • Muscle ShoalsMcbride Elementary School
    1400 Avalon Ave
    Muscle ShoalsAL 35661
    (256)389-2610
    1.8 mi | 607 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • FlorenceFlorence Learning Center
    Alternative School
    610 West College St
    FlorenceAL 35630
    (256)768-3022
    Alternative School

    1.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      

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