Sheffield High School serves 278 students in grades 9-12.
Sheffield 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 278 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 47%
- Graduation Rate: 70-79% (Btm 50% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 11-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 11-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Sheffield High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Sheffield High School's student population of 278 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sheffield High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sheffield High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#981 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sheffield High School's ranking?
Sheffield High School is ranked #981 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sheffield High School?
The graduation rate of Sheffield High School is 70-79%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Sheffield High School?
278 students attend Sheffield High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Sheffield High School students are White, 38% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sheffield High School?
Sheffield High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Sheffield High School offer ?
Sheffield High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Sheffield High School part of?
Sheffield High School is part of Sheffield City School District.
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