Pelham City School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 2,261 students in Pelham City School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public elementary schools in Alabama.
Public Elementary Schools in Pelham City School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Alabama public elementary school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary 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. Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Alabama public elementary school average of 46% (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
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,056 Schools
# Students
2,261 Students
510,464 Students
# Teachers
118 Teachers
28,699 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Pelham City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 138 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 2018-2019 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
0.66
0.60
# American Indian Students
10 Students
5,171 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
75 Students
6,955 Students
% Asian Students
3%
1%
# Hispanic Students
690 Students
42,493 Students
% Hispanic Students
31%
8%
# Black Students
314 Students
166,045 Students
% Black Students
14%
33%
# White Students
1,099 Students
277,042 Students
% White Students
49%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
585 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
73 Students
12,173 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
14,778
# Students in K Grade:
228
53,335
# Students in 1st Grade:
290
56,316
# Students in 2nd Grade:
253
55,468
# Students in 3rd Grade:
234
57,386
# Students in 4th Grade:
247
58,396
# Students in 5th Grade:
252
57,544
# Students in 6th Grade:
247
55,231
# Students in 7th Grade:
238
40,182
# Students in 8th Grade:
272
39,172
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
5,911
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
5,660
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
5,431
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
5,654
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,053 is higher than the state median of $10,763.
The school district's spending/student of $17,099 is higher than the state median of $10,762.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$39 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$55 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 2016-17 school year data.

Best Pelham City School District Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

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: K-5
| 613 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
| 757 students
Rank: #33.
Pelham Ridge
Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
251 Applegate Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3704
Grades: K-5
| 891 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Students: 2,261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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