A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Or, three lions passant Sable pale. Attached below the shield, a Black scroll turned gold and inscribed "PANTHERS" in Gold letters.
Black and gold are the school colors. The three panthers represent the Pell City High School's motto "INSTILLING PURPOSE, CHARACTER, and HONOR IN STUDENTS". Purpose, character, and honor are each represented by a panther and the shield as a whole alludes to the responsibility of every cadet to strive for these traits throughout their education.
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 16 August 2011.