Sheffield High School

2800 19th Ave
Sheffield, AL 35660
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Sheffield High School serves 280 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 12:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sheffield High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Sheffield High School's student population of 280 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

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 0.56, 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
#987 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
37%
33%
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White
55%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.59
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSheffield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sheffield High School is Florence Learning Center (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sheffield Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wa Threadgill Primary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sheffield Sheffield Junior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 136 students
    0.2 miles
    1803 30th St
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    (256) 386-5735
    0.2 7-8 136
  • Sheffield Wa Threadgill Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 317 students
    0.2 miles
    900 Annapolis Avenue
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    (256) 386-5720
    0.2 PK-2 317
  • Sheffield L E Willson Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 326 students
    0.3 miles
    2200 31st St
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    (256) 386-5730
    0.3 3-6 326
  • Muscle Shoals Mcbride Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 650 students
    1.8 miles
    1400 Avalon Ave
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2610
    1.8 3-5 650
  • Florence Florence Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.9 miles
    610 W College St
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-3022
    1.9 6-12 n/a

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