Pelham High School



Pelham High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pelham High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 511
10 468
11 421
12 405

Pelham High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Pelham, AL. It has 1,805 students in grades 8th through 12th. Pelham High School is the 10th largest public high school in Alabama and the 2,061st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,805
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 97

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Pelham High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 942
(52%)
7,169
(51%)
 Female 863
(48%)
6,810
(49%)

Pelham High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,316
(73%)
10,462
(75%)
 Hispanic 231
(13%)
1,094
(8%)
 Black 213
(12%)
2,036
(15%)
 Asian 32
(2%)
264
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(0%)
95
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
27
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Pelham High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,378
(76%)
10,038
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 349
(19%)
3,269
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(4%)
672
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pelham High School is ranked 121st out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pelham High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Pelham High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1294
2006 1389
2007 1453
2008 1515
2009 1579
2010 1665
2011 1743
2012 1805

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 17.6
2007 16.6
2008 17.6
2009 18.9
2010 17.7
2011 18.9
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11360123647604
2006 0.12958963282937
2007 0.14865794907089
2008 0.15907590759076
2009 0.1760607979734
2010 0.2006006006006
2011 0.24268502581756
2012 0.23656509695291

Compare Pelham High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 

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Public 08 - 12 1,805 18.6:1  
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