Selma City School District

2194 Broad Street
Selma , AL 36701
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 2,784 students in Selma City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Selma City School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Selma City School District are Meadowview Elementary School, Payne Elementary School and Edgewood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Selma City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
2,784 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
141 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Selma City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 90-94% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#120 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Selma City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Selma 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)
25%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Selma 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
90-94%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Selma 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
0.03
0.61
# American Indian Students
n/a
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
7 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
9%
# Black Students
2,736 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
98%
32%
# White Students
36 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
2%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
101
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
172
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
220
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
204
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
207
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
209
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
215
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
244
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
227
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
216
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
215
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
202
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
174
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
178
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,408 is higher than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,402 is higher than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$35 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Selma City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$35 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Selma City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,408
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Selma 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
$12,402
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Selma 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 Selma City School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Meadowview Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1816 Orrville Rd
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1655
Grades: K-5
| 232 students
Rank: #22.
Payne Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1529 N Franklin St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1660
Grades: PK-5
| 175 students
Rank: #33.
Edgewood Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
709 Highland Ave
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1640
Grades: K-5
| 330 students
Rank: #44.
School Of Discovery Genesis Center
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Washington St
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-1670
Grades: 6
| 244 students
Rank: #55.
Sophia P Kingston Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2224 Selma Ave
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-1635
Grades: K-5
| 150 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Clark Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
405 Lawrence St
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-1630
Grades: PK-5
| 205 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Knox Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1002 Mabry St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1650
Grades: K-5
| 135 students
Rank: #88.
The Rbhudson Steam Academy
Math: 12% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Summerfield Rd
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1675
Grades: 7-8
| 443 students
Rank: #99.
Selma High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2180 Broad St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1683
Grades: 9-12
| 769 students
Rank: n/an/a
625 Lapsley St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 874-1620
Grades: PK
| 101 students
Rank: n/an/a
Phoenix School
Alternative School
501 Plant St
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 874-1718
Grades: 4-11
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 11
  • Enrollment: 2,784 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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