PROFICIENCY 61% 61% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
49%Shelby County

Chelsea High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Shelby County" in Columbiana, AL. There are a total of 1,176 students and 59 teachers at Chelsea High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 154 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Chelsea High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 60.5%, which is 61% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch154
Reduced lunch31


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment241
Taking some courses241
Taking some courses (not tests)2
Passing some courses59
Passing no courses179

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Chelsea High School, there are a total of 241 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 241 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School35-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School80-84%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Chelsea High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 84.9% 75.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 10.0% 14.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 2.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.6% 5.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 1.8% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Chelsea Middle School54%2.8Chelsea, AL
Forest Oaks Elementary School59%3.2Chelsea, AL
Oak Mt Intermediate School59%3.6Indian Springs Village, AL
Oak Mt High School65%3.6Indian Springs Village, AL
Spain Park High School64%4.8Hoover, AL
Berry Middle School66%5.0Hoover, AL
Inverness Elementary School60%5.3Meadowbrook, AL
Greystone Elementary School67%5.6Hoover, AL
Linda Nolen Learning Center20%6.0Pelham, AL
Mt Laurel Elementary School66%6.0Shoal Creek, AL
Chelsea Pk Elementary School54%6.1Chelsea, AL
Valley Intermediate School49%6.3Pelham, AL

Columbiana demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5159291
Median age34.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)72%57%55%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Columbiana

Completed 8th grade92.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school92.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college78.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Chelsea High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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