Sheffield High School
Sheffield High School serves 241 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
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
- Students: 241 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 47%
- Graduation Rate: ≥90% (Btm 50% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 30-39% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Sheffield High School's student population of 241 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sheffield High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sheffield High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#987 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
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