Chelsea High School (Alabama)

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Chelsea High School
10510 Hwy 11
P.O. Box 639
Chelsea, AL 35043

United States
Type Public
Motto It's a great day to be a Hornet
Established 1879
School district Shelby County School District
Principal Wayne Trucks
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1164
Color(s) Royal blue & White         
Athletics Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Cross Country, Track and Field,Wrestling,and Tennis
Mascot Fighting Hornets
Rival Briarwood Christian School
Information Tel (205) 682-7200
Fax (205) 682-7205
Assistant principals Cindy Coyle and Matt Stevens

Chelsea High School is a public institution located in Chelsea, Alabama. Chelsea High School is in the Shelby County School system.[1][2][3][4][5]


  • Chelsea High School fields a football program, most recently with two back-to-back Region 5 Championships in 4A and 5A during the 2005 and 2006 campaigns.
  • The Hornets Basketball team won their area and made it to the state Sweet 16 for 6A in both 2015 and 2016.
  • The Fighting Hornets Baseball team has also been successful in recent years, clinching back-to-back area titles in 2007 and 2008.
  • The Lady Hornets dominated most sports in 2008, winning their areas in Basketball, Softball, and Soccer.
  • The soccer teams at Chelsea High School are usually two of the best athletics teams in the school. They both won their areas in 2011 and 2012. Both teams made deep runs in the state tournament with the girls' team finishing runners-up in 2011.
  • The Lady Hornets Soccer team won the 5A State Tournament in 2012 and the boys made it into play-offs.
  • The Lady Hornets Softball team won the 5A State Tournament in 2012.
  • The Hornets Freshmen Basketball won 10 year's in a row for 6A 2000-2010


  • The band Fracture, consisting of students at Chelsea High School, appeared on ABC 33/40 during the Original Artist competition.
  • The Lady Hornets Soccer team made it on Shelby County Reporter, ABC 33/40, and the front page of the Birmingham Newspaper for winning the state tournament in 2012.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Chelsea High School". Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Chelsea High School". Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "GreatSchools Rating Chelsea High School". Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Chelsea High School". Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Chelsea High School". Retrieved 7 March 2014. 

Coordinates: 33°20′02″N 86°40′50″W / 33.33389°N 86.68047°W / 33.33389; -86.68047