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 5 public preschools serving 3,276 students in Vestavia Hills City School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public pre schools in Alabama.
Public Preschools in Vestavia Hills City School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Alabama public pre school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 85% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschools in Vestavia Hills City School District are East Elementary School, West Elementary School and Liberty Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the Alabama public preschool average of 46% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
9 Schools
648 Schools
# Students
7,095 Students
311,992 Students
# Teachers
413 Teachers
17,252 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
0.61
# American Indian Students
11 Students
3,603 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
487 Students
3,625 Students
% Asian Students
7%
1%
# Hispanic Students
263 Students
29,766 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
10%
# Black Students
369 Students
96,173 Students
% Black Students
5%
31%
# White Students
5,786 Students
167,885 Students
% White Students
82%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
375 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
175 Students
10,349 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
72
21,219
# Students in K Grade:
563
51,881
# Students in 1st Grade:
515
49,006
# Students in 2nd Grade:
458
46,050
# Students in 3rd Grade:
578
40,017
# Students in 4th Grade:
524
37,317
# Students in 5th Grade:
566
31,531
# Students in 6th Grade:
573
12,367
# Students in 7th Grade:
577
5,165
# Students in 8th Grade:
580
5,107
# Students in 9th Grade:
528
3,294
# Students in 10th Grade:
537
3,036
# Students in 11th Grade:
523
2,981
# Students in 12th Grade:
501
3,021
# 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 Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2109 Tyson Dr
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 763 students
Rank: #22.
West Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1965 Merryvale Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 402-5151
Grades: PK-5
| 750 students
Rank: #33.
Liberty Park Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17051 Liberty Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 402-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 598 students
Rank: #44.
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4401 Dolly Ridge Road
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 402-5480
Grades: PK-5
| 459 students
Rank: #55.
Vestavia Hills Elementary Dolly Ridge
(Math: 55% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2680 Gresham Drive
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 402-5325
Grades: PK-5
| 706 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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