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For the 2021 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 3,297 students in Selma City School District. Selma City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Selma City School District are Meadowview Elementary School, Payne Elementary School and Sophia P Kingston Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Selma City School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameSelma City School District
School District Websitehttp://selmacityschools.org
School District Phone Number(334) 874-1600
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools12 Schools1,473 Schools
# of Students3,297 Students740,870 Students
# of Teachers166 Teachers42,084 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1

District Comparison

Selma City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 138 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 67% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#121 out of 138 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Selma City  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Selma City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.050.59
# of American Indian Students6 Students6,927 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students2 Students10,748 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students3 Students58,644 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
8%
# of Black Students3,218 Students243,225 Students
% Black Students
98%
33%
# of White Students64 Students403,886 Students
% White Students
2%
55%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students837 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2 Students16,603 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:15315,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:25054,877
# of Students in 1st Grade:23956,316
# of Students in 2nd Grade:29555,468
# of Students in 3rd Grade:30457,386
# of Students in 4th Grade:30358,396
# of Students in 5th Grade:25857,777
# of Students in 6th Grade:24055,487
# of Students in 7th Grade:23155,345
# of Students in 8th Grade:20554,934
# of Students in 9th Grade:20757,297
# of Students in 10th Grade:21055,313
# of Students in 11th Grade:19353,914
# of Students in 12th Grade:20952,840
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,864 is higher than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,559 is less than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$36 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,864$10,763
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,559$10,762
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 2016-17 school year data.

Selma City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Meadowview Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1816 Orrville Rd
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1655

    Grades: K-5 | 282 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Payne Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1529 N Franklin St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1660

    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Sophia P Kingston Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2224 Selma Ave
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1635

    Grades: K-5 | 142 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Knox Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1002 Mabry St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1650

    Grades: K-5 | 181 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Edgewood Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    709 Highland Ave
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1640

    Grades: K-5 | 304 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Cedar Park Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 Woodrow Ave
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1625

    Grades: PK-5 | 161 students
  • Rank: #77.
    School Of Discovery Genesis Center Magnet School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Washington St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1670

    Grades: 6 | 240 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Clark Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    405 Lawrence St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1630

    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Rbhudson Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1701 Summerfield Rd
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1675

    Grades: 7-8 | 436 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    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 | 819 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.625 Lapsley St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1620

    Grades: PK | 153 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Phoenix School Alternative School
    501 Plant St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1718

    Grades: 4-11 | n/a student
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