720 Barrow Ave Sw
Pelham, GA 31779
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Pelham High School serves 422 students in grades 9-12.
Pelham High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Pelham High School's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Pelham High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pelham High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1379 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
49%
37%
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White
44%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 422 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 50%)

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