Pelham High School serves 1,141 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,141 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 54%
- Graduation Rate: 92% (Top 30% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 26% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 38% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Pelham High School's student population of 1,141 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Pelham High School is ranked within the top 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 Pelham High School is 0.67, which is more 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
#552 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 Pelham High School's ranking?
Pelham High School is ranked #552 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pelham High School?
The graduation rate of Pelham High School is 92%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Pelham High School?
1,141 students attend Pelham High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Pelham High School students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pelham High School?
Pelham High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Pelham High School offer ?
Pelham High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Pelham High School part of?
Pelham High School is part of Pelham City School District.
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