Pelham City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 3,402 students in Pelham City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Pelham City School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pelham City School District are Pelham Oaks, Pelham Park Middle School and Pelham Ridge. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Pelham City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Pelham City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Pelham City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
3,402 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
188 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Pelham City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#31 out of 139 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pelham City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pelham City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pelham City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pelham City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.61
# American Indian Students
11 Students
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
93 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,016 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
30%
9%
# Black Students
555 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
16%
32%
# White Students
1,560 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
46%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
166 Students
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
7
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
222
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
246
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
232
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
262
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
287
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
257
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
254
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
281
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
288
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
274
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
245
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
296
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
251
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,971 is higher than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,657 is higher than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$44 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pelham City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$43 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Pelham City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,971
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pelham City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,657
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pelham City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Pelham City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pelham Oaks
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2200 Highway 33
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3703
Grades: PK-5
| 667 students
Rank: #22.
Pelham Park Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2016 Pelham Park Boulevard
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3702
Grades: 6-8
| 823 students
Rank: #33.
Pelham Ridge
Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
251 Applegate Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3704
Grades: PK-5
| 846 students
Rank: #44.
Pelham High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2500 Panther Cir
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3701
Grades: 9-12
| 1,066 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Pelham City
  • 3113 Cummings Street, Pelham, AL, 35124
  • (205) 624-3700
  • pelhamcityschools.org
  • Students: 3,402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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