Hoover City School District

2810 Metropolitan Way
Hoover, AL 35243-2944
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Hoover City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 13,606 students in Hoover City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Hoover City School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Alabama public school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Hoover City School District are Deer Valley Elementary School, Greystone Elementary School and Bluff Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Hoover City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
18 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
13,606 Students
747,434 Students
# Teachers
876 Teachers
38,261 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Hoover City School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 145 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (AL)
#7 out of 145 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hoover City  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
56%
29%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hoover City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hoover City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Hoover City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of AL by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
93%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hoover City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.62
# American Indian Students
12 Students
6,565 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,013 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
8%
1%
# Hispanic Students
1,198 Students
74,497 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
10%
# Black Students
3,175 Students
238,856 Students
% Black Students
23%
32%
# White Students
7,475 Students
393,027 Students
% White Students
55%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
728 Students
21,522 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
234
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
1,023
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
925
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
917
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
950
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,030
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,005
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,002
56,188
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,096
58,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,123
58,874
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,106
61,974
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,079
55,312
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,064
52,302
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,052
50,328
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,866 is higher than the state median of $12,938. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,142 is higher than the state median of $12,156. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$202 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hoover City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$192 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Hoover City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,866
$12,938
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hoover City  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,142
$12,156
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hoover City  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Hoover City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Deer Valley Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4990 Ross Bridge Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 770 students
Rank: #22.
Greystone Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
300 Village Street
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 446 students
Rank: #33.
Bluff Park Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
569 Park Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 617 students
Rank: #44.
Brocks Gap Intermediate School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1730 Lake Cyrus Club Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1600
Grades: 3-5
| 472 students
Rank: #55.
Shades Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2250 Sumpter St
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 295 students
Rank: #66.
Riverchase Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1950 Old Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 658 students
Rank: #77.
Robert F Bumpus Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6055 Flemming Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-2200
Grades: 6-8
| 1,154 students
Rank: #88.
Rocky Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2876 Old Rocky Ridge Rd
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 439-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 587 students
Rank: #99.
Gwin Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1580 Patton Chapel Road
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #1010.
Berry Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4500 Jaguar Dr
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-2000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,081 students
Rank: #1111.
Trace Crossings Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5454 Learning Lane
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 740 students
Rank: #1212.
Green Valley Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3200 Old Columbiana Rd
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-2500
Grades: PK-5
| 463 students
Rank: #1313.
Ira F Simmons Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1575 Patton Chapel Road
Birmingham, AL 35226
(205) 439-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 992 students
Rank: #1414.
Hoover High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Buccaneer Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,716 students
Rank: #1515.
Spain Park High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4700 Jaguar Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,579 students
Rank: #1616.
South Shades Crest Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 55% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3770 South Shades Crest Rd
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-3000
Grades: PK-2
| 489 students
Rank: n/an/a
Crossroads School
Alternative School
1085 Buccaneer Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1800
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Riverchase Career Connection Center
Vocational School
853 Willow Oak Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 439-1900
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Hoover City School District?
Hoover City School District manages 18 public schools serving 13,606 students.
What is the rank of Hoover City School District?
Hoover City School District is ranked #7 out of 145 school districts in Alabama (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest science proficiency (Top 10%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%), Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Hoover City School District?
55% of Hoover City School District students are White, 23% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Hoover City School District?
Hoover City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Hoover City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,142 is higher than the state median of $12,156. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 18 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 13,606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in AL)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 56% (Top 5%)
  • : 70% (Top 5%)
  • : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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