Sheffield High School

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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More
Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
19%
State avg: 23%
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Reading
29%
State avg: 32%
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Math
16%
State avg: 18%
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1/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
84%
State avg: 89%
AP course participation
2%
State avg: 13%
SAT/ACT participation rate
72%
State avg: 59%
Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity section below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

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Students
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White
53%
Black
43%
Two or more races
2%
Hispanic
2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
288 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
2800 19th Ave
Sheffield, AL 35660
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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