Calera High School serves 1,013 students in grades 9-12.
Calera High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
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).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,013 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 53%
- Graduation Rate: 94% (Top 30% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 18% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 21% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Calera High School's student population of 1,013 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Calera High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#851 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
- 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 #851 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Calera High School?
The graduation rate of Calera High School is 94%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
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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