Pell City High School

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1300 Cogswell Ave

Pell City, AL 35125

(205) 338-2250

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,170

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

36 Parent Reviews for Pell City High School

I am currently a senior of PCHS. I am on the yearbook staff, involved in FBLA, robotics, and I am in the ham radio club. My school has a decent standard academic program. My school gives students many oppuritunities to succeed and get prepared for everyday life. I have been given the oppuritunity to ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/29/14

I graduated from PCHS in 2012. There are good and bad things to say about the school, just like any high school. I will state that I do not feel prepared for college, I attend UAB, after taking some courses and feeling very lost in the material. Professors expect high school teachers to teach the material, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/15/14

Do NOT move your kids here. Awful place. Went here 4 yearws and learned NOTHING about the real world.

Posted by a other on 02/27/14

I graduated from pchs and had a great experience with great teachers and plenty of friends, sure there's a lot of people and drama that comes with it, but that's life and as far as the academics go, you get out of it what you give.

Posted by a other on 01/16/14

The bathrooms are filthy and the food is awful. Discipline is very inconsistent. Some classes are overcrowded. There are a lot of fights.

Posted by a parent on 07/01/13

PCHS has a history of teachers resigning due to misconduct. During the spring of 2013 some of those were on the TV news in Birmingham.

Posted by a parent on 06/25/13

Very chaotic, lots of drama. Some of the teachers openly gossip to classes of students about other students and also get into Facebook drama with the kids, etc. The special ed. coordinator in the central office does not have a degree in special ed. and is not certified to teach special ed. The athletic ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/25/13

The football coach, AD, and football caches run the school and system. The school system always ask themselves how would it benefit football? Title 9 is a big concern in this system. Discrimination and Equal Opportunity is, too.

Posted by a parent on 06/15/13

under the leadership of its principal and her staff , pell city high school has moved from being a "dropout factory" to a fantastic place to receive an education. As a former student , i have already made the decision that when the time comes my children will go to school here.

Posted by a other on 01/12/13

The school as declining resources and they are reducing instructional blocks year over year. The leadership is stagnant with very few if any innovative ideas. Much of the campus is outdated and does not meet ADA compliance. There is a clear miss-match of resources between male and female sports (ie ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/11

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Test scores for Pell City High School

AHSGE* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Pell City High School
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* In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, science and social studies. The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

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Pell City schools — Pell City High School is located at 1300 Cogswell Ave, Pell City AL 35125. 1300 Cogswell Ave is in the 35125 ZIP code in Pell City, AL The school district for Pell City High School is the Pell City Schools. Pell City High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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