Vestavia Hills City School District

1204 Montgomery Hwy
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216-2810
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

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%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public middle schools serving 1,730 students in Vestavia Hills City School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public middle schools in Alabama.
Public Middle Schools in Vestavia Hills City School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Alabama public middle school average of 17%), and reading proficiency score of 86% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Vestavia Hills City School District are Pizitz Middle School and Liberty Park Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the Alabama public middle school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
9 Schools
531 Schools
# Students
7,095 Students
247,532 Students
# Teachers
413 Teachers
11,665 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Vestavia Hills City School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
#2 out of 143 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Vestavia Hills City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
63%
24%
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 2020-21 school year data.
83%
46%
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 2020-21 school year data.
96%
89%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.33
0.60
# American Indian Students
11 Students
3,590 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
2%
# Asian Students
487 Students
2,865 Students
% Asian Students
7%
1%
# Hispanic Students
263 Students
22,606 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
9%
# Black Students
369 Students
75,072 Students
% Black Students
5%
30%
# White Students
5,786 Students
137,153 Students
% White Students
82%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
279 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
175 Students
5,795 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
72
2,768
# Students in K Grade:
563
5,957
# Students in 1st Grade:
515
5,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
458
5,469
# Students in 3rd Grade:
578
5,567
# Students in 4th Grade:
524
6,264
# Students in 5th Grade:
566
11,179
# Students in 6th Grade:
573
40,909
# Students in 7th Grade:
577
58,202
# Students in 8th Grade:
580
58,956
# Students in 9th Grade:
528
13,965
# Students in 10th Grade:
537
11,298
# Students in 11th Grade:
523
11,015
# Students in 12th Grade:
501
10,295
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,870 is higher than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,421 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$106 MM
$9,671 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$102 MM
$9,086 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,870
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Vestavia Hills 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
$14,421
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Vestavia Hills 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 Vestavia Hills City School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pizitz Middle School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2826 Columbiana Road
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5350
Grades: 6-8
| 1,207 students
Rank: #22.
Liberty Park Middle School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17035 Liberty Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5450
Grades: 6-8
| 523 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,095 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : 96% (Top 10% in AL)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 63% (Top 5%)
  • : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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