Chelsea High School

Tel: (205)682-7200
  • Chelsea High School serves 1,210 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Chelsea High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Chelsea High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
  • Shelby County School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the Alabama state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Chelsea High School's student population of 1210 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,210 students
Gender %Chelsea High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Students by GradeChelsea High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Chelsea High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chelsea High School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
3%
7%
Black
11%
33%
White
84%
56%
All Ethnic GroupsChelsea High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.280.33
Graduation Rate
96%
87%
Chelsea High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Chelsea High School is Shelby County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Shelby County School District's student population of 29,201 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 86% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,722 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,147 is less than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameShelby County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    41
    6
    Number of Students Managed29,2012,907
    Shelby County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    38%
    District Graduation Rate
    93%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$279 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$262 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,722$10,349
    District Spending / Student$9,147$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Chelsea Chelsea Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 1007 students
      2.6 miles
      2321 Highway 39
      Chelsea, AL 35043
      (205)682-7210
      2.6 6-8 1007
    • Chelsea Forest Oaks Elementary School
      Grades: K-5 | 713 students
      3.3 miles
      1000 Hornet Parkway
      Chelsea, AL 35043
      (205)682-7220
      3.3 K-5 713
    • Birmingham Oak Mt High School
      Grades: 9-12 | 1601 students
      3.6 miles
      5476 Caldwell Mill Rd
      Birmingham, AL 35242
      (205)682-5200
      3.6 9-12 1601
    • Birmingham Oak Mt Intermediate School
      Grades: 4-5 | 676 students
      3.6 miles
      5486 Caldwell Mill Rd
      Birmingham, AL 35242
      (205)682-5220
      3.6 4-5 676
    • Birmingham Berry Middle School Charter School
      Grades: 6-8 | 1137 students
      4.7 miles
      4500 Jaguar Dr.
      Birmingham, AL 35242
      (205)439-2000
      4.7 6-8 1137

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