Calera High School

Calera High School serves 611 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% 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.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 611 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 611 students
Calera High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Calera High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Calera High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 15:1 15:1
Calera High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Calera High School Asian Students (2002-2013)
Hispanic
6%
5%
Calera High School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
37%
34%
Calera High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
56%
57%
Calera High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Calera 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.
0.55 0.31
Calera 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.
37%
52%
Calera High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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%
Calera High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,655 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,903 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,734 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
7
Number of Students Managed 28,655 2,979
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 83% 72%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $269 MM $29 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $265 MM $31 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,903 $9,620
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,734 $10,180
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 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 ?elem School (2.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CaleraCalera Middle School
    8454 Hwy 31 South
    CaleraAL 35040
    (205)682-6100
    0 mi | Gr. 4-8 | 587 students                      
  • AlabasterMeadow View ?elem School
    2800 Smokey Rd
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5740
    2.8 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 951 students                      
  • CaleraCalera Elementary School
    855 10th St
    CaleraAL 35040
    (205)682-6120
    4.4 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 832 students                      
  • CaleraCalera Intermediate School
    8454 Hwy 31 South
    CaleraAL 35040
    (205)682-6500
    4.9 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 412 students                      
  • AlabasterShelby Co Institutional Ser Ctralt School Progs
    Alternative School
    601 1st St South
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5910
    Alternative School

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

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