Pelham Ridge

251 Applegate Parkway
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Pelham Ridge serves 891 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Pelham Ridge placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pelham Ridge's student population of 891 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students891 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Pelham Ridge
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Pelham Ridge is ranked within the top 30% 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 Ridge is 0.64, 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
#302 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
32%
8%
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Black
12%
33%
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White
50%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.640.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
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 Ridge is Pelham High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pelham Park Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pelham Oaks (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pelham Pelham Oaks Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
    1.1 miles
    2200 Highway 33
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 624-3703
    1.1 K-5 613
  • Pelham Pelham High School Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 945 students
    1.6 miles
    2500 Panther Cir
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 624-3701
    1.6 9-12 945
  • Pelham Pelham Park Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 757 students
    1.9 miles
    2016 Pelham Park Boulevard
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 624-3702
    1.9 6-8 757
  • Birmingham Riverchase Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 697 students
    2.4 miles
    1950 Old Montgomery Highway
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-3400
    2.4 K-5 697
  • Birmingham Hoover High School Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,891 students
    2.9 miles
    1000 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1200
    2.9 9-12 2,891

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