Pelham High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Pelham High School
Pelham High School is a public high school located in Pelham, Alabama. It is part of the Shelby County School System and serves grades 9-12. Pelham High School is known for its high academic standards, its commitment to excellence, and its strong sense of community. The school is home to a diverse student body, with students from all walks of life.
Pelham High School offers a variety of educational opportunities, including Advanced Placement courses, honors classes, and career and technical education programs. The school also offers extracurricular activities, such as sports, clubs, and organizations.
Pelham High School is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a variety of resources to help students succeed, including a library, computer lab, and counseling services.
Pelham High School is proud of its commitment to excellence and its strong sense of community. The school is dedicated to helping its students reach their full potential and preparing them for success in college and beyond.
2500 Panther Cir
Pelham, AL 35124
9 – 12
Overview Pelham High School
Pelham High School serves 1,066 students in grades 9-12.
Pelham 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Verdict on Pelham High School
Pelham 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 Pelham High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.