Pelham Ridge

251 Applegate Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124
  • Pelham Ridge serves 822 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% 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 822 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students822 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Pelham Ridge
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Pelham Ridge by grade.

School Comparison

  • Pelham Ridge's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pelham Ridge is 0.65, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
39%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
Asian
3%
1%
Hispanic
31%
7%
Black
14%
33%
White
49%
55%
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pelham Ridge.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.650.59
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
47%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePelham City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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 | 658 students
    1.1 miles
    2200 Highway 33
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205)624-3703
    1.1 K-5 658
  • Pelham Pelham High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 964 students
    1.6 miles
    2500 Panther Cir
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205)624-3701
    1.6 9-12 964
  • Birmingham Riverchase Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 737 students
    1.9 miles
    853 Willow Oak Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205)624-3702
    1.9 6-8 737
  • Birmingham Riverchase Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 690 students
    2.4 miles
    1950 Old Montgomery Highway
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205)439-3400
    2.4 K-5 690
  • Birmingham Hoover High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2922 students
    2.9 miles
    1000 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205)439-1200
    2.9 9-12 2922

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