Sheffield High School

  • Sheffield High School serves 314 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Sheffield High School operates within the Sheffield City School District.
  • Sheffield City School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 314 students
Sheffield High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sheffield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Sheffield High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Sheffield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
Sheffield High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Sheffield High School Asian Students (1996-2005)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Sheffield High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
44%
33%
Sheffield High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
53%
56%
Sheffield High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sheffield High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Sheffield High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Sheffield High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.58
Sheffield High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
59%
47%
Sheffield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Sheffield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Sheffield City School District's student population of 1,118 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,809 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,633 is higher than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Sheffield City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 1,118 2,879
Sheffield City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 60% 74%
Sheffield City School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $28 MM
Sheffield City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $29 MM
Sheffield City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,809 $9,721
Sheffield City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,633 $10,229
Sheffield City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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