101 Washington St
Columbiana, AL 35051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Shelby County High School serves 546 students in grades 9-12.
Shelby County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

Shelby County High School's student population of 546 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
546 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Shelby County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#666 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
91%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 546 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Btm 50%)

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