Shelby County High School (Alabama)

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Shelby County High School
101 Washington Street
, Alabama
Type Public
Established 1914
Principal Barbara Snyder
Faculty 50[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 629 (2014-15)[2]
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Cardinal & White         
Mascot Wildcat

Shelby County High School is a secondary school located in the city of Columbiana in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is a part of Shelby County Schools.


Shelby County High School's athletic teams are known as the Wildcats, and their colors are cardinal and white. Football games are played at Charles "PaPa" McCombs Stadium. Shelby County High School was a charter member of the Alabama High School Athletic Association,[3] and currently plays in Class 5A. From 1961 to 1966, the football team won forty-five consecutive games, which is the sixth longest streak of most consecutive games without a loss in state history.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Shelby County High School - About". Retrieved 2014-06-02.
  2. ^ "Shelby Co High Sch". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "Seventy-Eight High Schools Are Admitted to State Organization. Alabama High School Athletic Association Organized at Birmingham", Montgomery Advertiser, April 16, 1922.
  4. ^ "Alabama High School Football Team Records". 2013-12-08. Retrieved 2014-06-02.

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Coordinates: 33°10′46″N 86°36′00″W / 33.1794016°N 86.6000224°W / 33.1794016; -86.6000224