Chelsea High School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Chelsea High School's student population of 1,210 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,210 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chelsea High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
11%
33%
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White
84%
56%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chelsea High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.280.33
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
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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