Deer Valley Elementary School

4990 Ross Bridge Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 770 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Deer Valley Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 770 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 5% in AL
  • : 62% (Top 5%)
  • : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Deer Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Deer Valley Elementary School's student population of 770 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Deer Valley Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Deer Valley Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
#36 out of 1276 schools
(Top 5%)
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62%
24%
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76%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
13%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
18%
32%
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White
59%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Deer Valley Elementary School's ranking?
Deer Valley Elementary School is ranked #36 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Deer Valley Elementary School often compared to?
Deer Valley Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South Shades Crest Elementary School, Trace Crossings Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Deer Valley Elementary School?
770 students attend Deer Valley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Deer Valley Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 13% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Deer Valley Elementary School?
Deer Valley Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Deer Valley Elementary School offer ?
Deer Valley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Deer Valley Elementary School part of?
Deer Valley Elementary School is part of Hoover City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 770 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 62% (Top 5%)
  • : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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