Selma City School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 12 public schools managed by Selma City School District serving 3,516 students in Selma, Alabama.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama state average of 45%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the state average of 18:1.

Selma City School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Selma Byrd Elementary School
    625 Lapsley St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1623

    Grades: PK-K | 232 students
  • Selma Cedar Park Elementary School
    1101 Woodrow Ave
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1625

    Grades: PK-5 | 174 students
  • Selma Clark Elementary School
    405 Lawrence St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1630

    Grades: PK-5 | 390 students
  • Selma Edgewood Elementary School
    709 Highland Ave
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1640

    Grades: 1-5 | 270 students
  • Selma Knox Elementary School
    1002 Mabry St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1650

    Grades: 1-5 | 185 students
  • Selma Meadowview Elementary School
    1816 Orrville Rd
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1655

    Grades: K-5 | 292 students
  • Selma Payne Elementary School
    1529 N Franklin St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1660

    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
  • Selma Phoenix  sch Alternative School
    501 Plant St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1718

    Grades: 4-11 | n/a students
  • Selma School Of Discovery Genesis Center
    400 Washington St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1670

    Grades: 6 | 271 students
  • Selma Selma High School
    2180 Broad St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1680

    Grades: 9-12 | 861 students
  • Selma Selma Middle Chat Academy
    1701 Summerfield Rd
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1675

    Grades: 7-8 | 435 students
  • Selma Sophia P Kingston Elementary School
    2224 Selma Ave
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334)874-1635

    Grades: 1-5 | 133 students

Overview

School District NameSelma City School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,516 students
# of Teachers185 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
# of Male Students1,752 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,764 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.05
# of American Indian Students2 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students7 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students7 students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
# of Black Students3,414 students
% Black Students
97%
# of White Students76 students
% White Students
2%
# of Hawaiian Students4 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students6 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:158
# of Students in Kindergarten:232
# of Students in 1st Grade:312
# of Students in 2nd Grade:338
# of Students in 3rd Grade:335
# of Students in 4th Grade:300
# of Students in 5th Grade:274
# of Students in 6th Grade:271
# of Students in 7th Grade:221
# of Students in 8th Grade:214
# of Students in 9th Grade:226
# of Students in 10th Grade:213
# of Students in 11th Grade:219
# of Students in 12th Grade:203
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Selma City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
44%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
39%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Selma City School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,372 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,435. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,814 is less than the state average of $10,558. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$34 MM$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Selma City School District and average revenue for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$36 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Selma City School District and average spending for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,372$10,435
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Selma City School District and average revenue per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,814$10,558
This chart display average spending per public school student in Selma City School District and average spending per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Selma City School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.05, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.34. The most diverse school in the district is Meadowview Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.