Pelham High School

Pelham High School serves 1,743 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Pelham 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 1743 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,743 students
Pelham High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Pelham High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Pelham High School Students 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 0.45 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 19:1 15:1
Pelham High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
11%
5%
Black
11%
35%
White
73%
58%
All Ethnic Groups Pelham High School Sch Ethnicity Pelham 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.
0.45 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.
19%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,304 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
7
Number of Students Managed 28,304 3,032
Graduation Rate 83% 72%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $269 MM $29 MM
Shelby County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $265 MM $31 MM
Shelby County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,903 $9,620
Shelby County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,734 $10,180
Shelby County 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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PelhamValley Elementary School
    310 Opportunity Dr
    PelhamAL 35124
    (205)682-5550
    1.6 mi | 733 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • PelhamValley Intermediate School
    2200 Hwy 33
    PelhamAL 35124
    (205)682-5530
    1.8 mi | 741 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • HelenaHelena Elementary School
    187 Third St
    HelenaAL 35080
    (205)682-5540
    2 mi | 831 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • HooverHoover High Freshman Center
    Alternative School
    100 Flemming Parkway
    HooverAL 35244
    (205)439-1610
    Alternative School

    2.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. 8                      
  • HooverHoover High School
    1000 Buccaneer Dr
    HooverAL 35244
    (205)439-1200
    2.5 mi | 2592 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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Did You Know?
Shelby County, 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 0.37, which is higher than the Alabama average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Shelby County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.