Selma High School

2180 Broad St
Selma, AL 36701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Selma High School serves 819 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Selma High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

School Overview

Selma High School's student population of 819 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students819 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Selma High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Selma High School is 0.00, which is less 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
#1255 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
33%
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White
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55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.000.59
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Graduation Rate
89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Selma High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSelma City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Selma High School is Phoenix School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rbhudson Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edgewood Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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