Shelby Co High School

  • Shelby Co High School serves 629 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Shelby Co 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Shelby Co High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Shelby Co High School's student population of 629 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shelby Co High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shelby Co High School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#975 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shelby Co 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
10%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shelby Co High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
84%
56%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Shelby Co High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shelby Co High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.280.58
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Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shelby Co High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shelby Co High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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