Chelsea High School serves 1,433 students in grades 9-12.
Chelsea High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,433 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 17%
- Graduation Rate: 93% (Top 30% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 43% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 42% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Chelsea High School's student population of 1,433 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Chelsea High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Chelsea High School is 0.30, 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
#348 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
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Chelsea High School's ranking?
Chelsea High School is ranked #348 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Chelsea High School often compared to?
Chelsea High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Oak Mountain High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Chelsea High School?
The graduation rate of Chelsea High School is 93%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Chelsea High School?
1,433 students attend Chelsea High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Chelsea High School students are White, 9% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chelsea High School?
Chelsea High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Chelsea High School offer ?
Chelsea High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Chelsea High School part of?
Chelsea High School is part of Shelby County School District.
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