Vestavia Hills City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 7,187 students in Vestavia Hills City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Vestavia Hills City School District have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Vestavia Hills City School District are Vestavia Hills High School, East Elementary School and Liberty Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Vestavia Hills City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Vestavia Hills 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%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Vestavia Hills City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
7,187 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
456 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Vestavia Hills City School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#2 out of 139 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Vestavia Hills City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vestavia Hills 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vestavia Hills 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Vestavia Hills City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.34
0.59
# American Indian Students
4 Students
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
463 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
6%
1%
# Hispanic Students
295 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# Black Students
468 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
7%
33%
# White Students
5,797 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
81%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
160 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
36
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
582
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
579
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
573
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
553
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
606
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
544
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
582
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
563
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
537
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
494
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
499
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
516
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
523
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,262 is higher than the state median of $10,775. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,987 is higher than the state median of $10,820. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$88 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Vestavia Hills City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$115 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Vestavia Hills City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,262
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Vestavia Hills City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,987
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Vestavia Hills City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Vestavia Hills City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Vestavia Hills High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
2235 Lime Rock Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5250
Grades: 9-12
| 2,032 students
Rank: #22.
East Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2109 Tyson Dr
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5200
Grades: PK-3
| 808 students
Rank: #33.
Liberty Park Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17051 Liberty Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #44.
West Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1965 Merryvale Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5151
Grades: PK-3
| 779 students
Rank: #55.
Vestavia Hills Elementary Central
Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1289 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5300
Grades: 4-5
| 798 students
Rank: #66.
Liberty Park Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17035 Liberty Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5450
Grades: 6-8
| 496 students
Rank: #77.
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4401 Dolly Ridge Road
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 402-5480
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #88.
Pizitz Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2020 Pizitz Dr
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5350
Grades: 6-8
| 1,186 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Vestavia Hills City
  • 1204 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia Hills, AL, 35216-2810
  • (205) 402-5116
  • vestavia.k12.al.us
  • Students: 7,187 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34

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