Pelham City School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 945 students in Pelham City School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public high schools in Alabama.
Public High School in Pelham City School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Alabama public high school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 43% statewide average).
The top ranked public high school in Pelham City School District is Pelham High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Pelham City School District have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the Alabama average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Pelham High School, with 94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Alabama or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Alabama public high school average of 41% (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
1 School
510 Schools
# Students
945 Students
265,386 Students
# Teachers
61 Teachers
15,455 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Pelham City School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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
0.63
0.56
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,526 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
27 Students
3,398 Students
% Asian Students
3%
1%
# Hispanic Students
252 Students
17,370 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
7%
# Black Students
127 Students
79,989 Students
% Black Students
13%
30%
# White Students
508 Students
156,690 Students
% White Students
54%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
252 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
30 Students
4,161 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,143
# Students in K Grade:
-
3,086
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
3,012
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
3,062
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
3,148
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
3,450
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
3,642
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
5,097
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
9,670
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
10,722
# Students in 9th Grade:
236
57,293
# Students in 10th Grade:
226
55,313
# Students in 11th Grade:
271
53,911
# Students in 12th Grade:
212
52,837
# 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 High Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pelham High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2500 Panther Cir
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 624-3701
Grades: 9-12
| 945 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Students: 945 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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