Selma High School

  • Selma High School serves 861 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 2% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Selma High School's student population of 861 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students861 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Selma High School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Selma High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Selma High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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#1203 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Selma High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Selma High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Black
100%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Selma High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Selma High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Scoren/a0.34
This chart display the diversity score of Selma High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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