Sheffield High School

Sheffield High School serves 300 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% 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 60% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 300 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 300 students
Sheffield High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sheffield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Sheffield High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sheffield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more 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 12:1 16:1
Sheffield High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Sheffield High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
43%
34%
Sheffield High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
52%
57%
Sheffield High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Sheffield High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sheffield 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 0.32
Sheffield High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
59%
52%
Sheffield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
6%
6%
Sheffield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,127 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,441 is higher than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,311 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Sheffield City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
7
Number of Students Managed 1,127 3,026
Sheffield City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 60% 74%
Sheffield City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $30 MM
Sheffield City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $13 MM $30 MM
Sheffield City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,441 $10,181
Sheffield City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,311 $10,301
Sheffield City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SheffieldSheffield Junior High School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 169 students1803 30th St
    SheffieldAL 35660
    (256)386-5735
    0.27-8169
  • SheffieldWa Threadgill Primary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 341 students900 Annapolis Ave
    SheffieldAL 35660
    (256)386-5720
    0.2PK-2341
  • SheffieldL E Willson Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 3-6 | 317 students2200 31st St
    SheffieldAL 35660
    (256)386-5730
    0.33-6317
  • Muscle ShoalsMcbride Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 613 students1400 Avalon Ave
    Muscle ShoalsAL 35661
    (256)389-2610
    1.83-5613
  • FlorenceFlorence Learning Center
    Alternative School
    1.9 miles | Grades: 6-12610 West College St
    FlorenceAL 35630
    (256)768-3022
    1.96-12n/a

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