Pelham Ridge

251 Applegate Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124
  • Pelham Ridge serves 891 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pelham Ridge placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pelham Ridge is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pelham Ridge is 0.63, 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 School Rank (16-17)#276 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
61%
44%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
43%
39%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
32%
8%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
51%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pelham Pelham Oaks
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Grades: 9-12 | 2891 students
    2.9 miles
    1000 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205)439-1200
    2.9 9-12 2891

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