Selma High School

Selma High School serves 980 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Selma High School operates within the Selma City School District.
Selma City School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 980 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 980 students
Selma High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Selma High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Selma High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Selma High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less 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 18:1 16:1
Selma High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Black
100%
34%
Selma High School Black Students (1990-2014)
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.
n/a 0.32
Selma High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
82%
52%
Selma High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
2%
6%
Selma High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Selma City School District's student population of 4,100 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has increased from 53% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,158 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,589 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 31% over four years.
School District Name Selma City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
7
Number of Students Managed 4,100 3,026
Selma City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 61% 74%
Selma City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $30 MM
Selma City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $36 MM $30 MM
Selma City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,158 $10,181
Selma City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,589 $10,301
Selma City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Child Count Only (1.2 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SelmaEdgewood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 379 students
    0.3 miles
    709 Highland Ave
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1640
    0.3PK-5379
  • SelmaPayne Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 328 students
    0.6 miles
    1529 North Franklin St
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1660
    0.6PK-5328
  • SelmaSelma Middle Chat Academy
    Grades: 7-8 | 516 students
    0.6 miles
    1701 Summerfield Rd
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1675
    0.67-8516
  • SelmaCedar Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 181 students
    1 miles
    1101 Woodrow Ave
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1625
    1PK-5181
  • SelmaKnox Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
    1 miles
    1002 Mabry St
    SelmaAL 36701
    (334)874-1650
    1PK-5277

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