Calera High School

100 Calera Eagle Drive
Calera, AL 35040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,013 students in grades 9-12, Calera High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,013 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Calera High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Calera High School's student population of 1,013 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,013 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Calera High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Calera High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#895 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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18%
29%
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25%
47%
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25%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Calera High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
10%
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Black
40%
32%
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White
47%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Calera High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
96%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Calera High School is a high school located in Calera, Alabama. The athletic teams are known as the Eagles and compete as a 2-A school in the state of Alabama.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Calera High School's ranking?
Calera High School is ranked #895 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Calera High School often compared to?
Calera High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Shelby County High School, Thompson High School, Montevallo High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Calera High School?
The graduation rate of Calera High School is 96%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 88%.
How many students attend Calera High School?
1,013 students attend Calera High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Calera High School students are White, 40% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Calera High School?
Calera High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Calera High School offer ?
Calera High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Calera High School part of?
Calera High School is part of Shelby County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,013 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : 96% (Top 5%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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