Shelby County High School

101 Washington St
Columbiana, AL 35051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 551 students in grades 9-12, Shelby County High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 551 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Shelby County High School's student population of 551 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
551 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Shelby County High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (AL)
#679 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Shelby County High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shelby County 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shelby County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Shelby County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Shelby County High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Shelby County High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
10%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Shelby County High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
11%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Shelby County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
77%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Shelby County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Shelby County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shelby County High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.39
This chart displays the diversity score of Shelby County High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Shelby County High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shelby County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shelby County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 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 #679 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 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, Vincent Middle 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 29% AL state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Shelby County High School?
The graduation rate of Shelby County High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 88%.
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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 551 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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