Sheffield High School (Alabama)

Sheffield High School (Alabama)

Infobox_School | name = Sheffield High School
type = Public
principal = Ronnie Wicks
faculty = 50
enrollment = 400 students
free_label = Colors
free_text = Purple, Gold
location = 2800 19th Avenue,
Sheffield, AL, USA
information = (256) 383-6052
website =

Sheffield High School is the sole public secondary education institution in Sheffield, Alabama.


Sheffield High School awards an advanced diploma, a standard diploma, an occupational diploma, and a certificate of attendance. The advanced diploma and the standard diploma are awarded to students who acquire the required credits (Carnegie units) in a defined program and also pass the Alabama High School Graduation Exam.

The certificate of attendance is awarded to students who acquire the required credits (Carnegie units) for the standard diploma but fail to pass the Alabama High School Graduation Exam. The occupational diploma prepares students with disabilities for competitive employment.

SHS utilizes the block schedule which enables students to take eight classes each year. Technical classes are available at area vocational schools. Qualifying students may also attend the University of North Alabama and Northwest Shoals Community College in their dual enrollment/dual credit programs.

A variety of electives including Latin, Spanish, Art, Band, Choral Music, Mass Communications, Theater Arts, Swimming, and JROTC are available to SHS students.

Girls' Basketball

In 2007, the Sheffield High School Girls' basketball team won the 3A State Championship. In 2008, however, they were unable to make it to the Sweet 16 State Semi-Finals.

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