Pelham High School

Pelham High School serves 945 students in grades 9-12.
Pelham High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pelham High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Pelham High School's student population of 945 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students945 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Pelham High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pelham High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#417 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
27%
8%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
54%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.59
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePelham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pelham High School is Hoover High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pelham Park Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pelham Ridge (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pelham Pelham Ridge Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 891 students
    1.6 miles
    251 Applegate Parkway
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 624-3704
    1.6 K-5 891
  • Pelham Pelham Oaks Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
    1.8 miles
    2200 Highway 33
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 624-3703
    1.8 K-5 613
  • Helena Helena Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 826 students
    2.0 miles
    187 Third St
    Helena, AL 35080
    (205) 682-5540
    2 K-2 826
  • Birmingham Hoover High School Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,891 students
    2.5 miles
    1000 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1200
    2.5 9-12 2,891
  • Birmingham Trace Crossings Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 480 students
    2.7 miles
    5454 Learning Lane
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-2700
    2.7 PK-4 480

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