Calera High School

  • Calera High School serves 680 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Calera High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
  • Shelby County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 680 students has declined by 24% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students680 students
Calera High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Calera High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Calera High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCalera High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Calera High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Calera High School American Indian Students (1996-2002)
Asian
1%
1%
Calera High School Asian Students (2004-2015)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Calera High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
38%
33%
Calera High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
57%
56%
Calera High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Calera High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Calera High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsCalera High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.530.32
Calera High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
47%
Calera High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
5%
Calera High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Shelby County School District's student population of 25,959 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,214 is higher than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,491 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District NameShelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
6
Number of Students Managed25,9592,879
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate84%74%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue$279 MM$30 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$262 MM$30 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$12,214$10,181
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$11,491$10,301
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) 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.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CaleraCalera Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 632 students
    0 miles
    8454 Highway 31 South
    CaleraAL 35040
    (205)682-6100
    06-8632
  • AlabasterMeadow View Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 916 students
    2.8 miles
    2800 Smokey Rd
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)685-4300
    2.8KG-3916
  • CaleraCalera Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 709 students
    4.4 miles
    855 10th St
    CaleraAL 35040
    (205)682-6120
    4.4KG-2709
  • CaleraCalera Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 627 students
    4.9 miles
    8454 Highway 31 South
    CaleraAL 35040
    (205)682-6500
    4.93-5627
  • AlabasterShelby Co Institutional Ser Ctralt School ProgsAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    5.3 miles
    601 1st St S
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5910
    5.36-12n/a

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