Calera Middle School

8454 Hwy 31 South, Calera, AL 35040 | (205) 682-6100
  • Grades: 4-6
  • Student Enrollment: 491
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 491 elementary and middle school students from grades 4-6
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8454 Highway 31 South, Calera, AL 35040
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Brent Lee Copes
  • Fax: (205) 682-6145
  • Website:
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Shelby County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,095
  • Graduation Rate: 83.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.4
  • Enrolled Students: 27,717

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 491
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 261 (53.2%)
  • Females: 225 (45.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 60 (12.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 193 (39.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 253 (51.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Calera Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Calera Middle School
  Number Percent
4th Grade17335.2%
5th Grade15732.0%
6th Grade16132.8%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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