Shelby County High School serves 551 students in grades 9-12.
Shelby County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 551 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 23%
- Graduation Rate: 90-94% (Top 30% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Shelby County High School's student population of 551 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Shelby County High School is ranked within the top 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 Shelby County High School is 0.39, 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
#575 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 Shelby County High School's ranking?
Shelby County High School is ranked #575 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Shelby County High School often compared to?
Shelby County High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Calera High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Shelby County High School?
The graduation rate of Shelby County High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Shelby County High School?
551 students attend Shelby County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Shelby County High School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shelby County High School?
Shelby County High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Shelby County High School offer ?
Shelby County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Shelby County High School part of?
Shelby County High School is part of Shelby County School District.
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