Shelby County High School

101 Washington St
Columbiana, AL 35051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Shelby County High School serves 546 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 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Shelby County High School's student population of 546 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students546 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Shelby County High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Shelby County High School is 0.30, 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
#619 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
10%
33%
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White
83%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.300.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shelby County High School is Shelby County College And Career Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Columbiana Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elvin Hill Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbiana Elvin Hill Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 505 students
    0.3 miles
    201 Washington St
    Columbiana, AL 35051
    (205) 682-6620
    0.3 K-5 505
  • Columbiana Columbiana Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 447 students
    0.9 miles
    222 Joinertown Road
    Columbiana, AL 35051
    (205) 682-6610
    0.9 6-8 447
  • Columbiana Shelby County College And Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.4 miles
    701 Highway 70
    Columbiana, AL 35051
    (205) 682-6650
    1.4 9-12 n/a
  • Shelby Shelby Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 172 students
    6.9 miles
    19099 Highway 145
    Shelby, AL 35143
    (205) 682-6630
    6.9 PK-5 172
  • Wilsonville Wilsonville Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 194 students
    7.8 miles
    71 School St
    Wilsonville, AL 35186
    (205) 682-6640
    7.8 K-5 194

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