Selma High School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Selma High School

Selma High School is a public high school located in Selma, Alabama. It is part of the Dallas County School System and serves grades 9-12. The school opened its doors in 1908 and has a long and proud history of providing students with an excellent education. Selma High School is committed to providing students with a safe learning environment and a rigorous academic curriculum. The school offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports, clubs, and activities. Students can also take advantage of the school’s many resources, such as the library, computer labs, and the career center. Selma High School is dedicated to helping students reach their full potential and prepare them for success in college and beyond.

Address:

2180 Broad St
Selma, AL 36701

Phone:

(334) 874-1683

Site:

shs.selmacityschools.org

Grades:

9 – 12

Enrollment:

769 students

Overview Selma High School

Selma High School serves 769 students in grades 9-12.
Selma High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.

Verdict on Selma High School

Selma High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Selma High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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