Deer Valley Elementary School

4990 Ross Bridge Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Deer Valley Elementary School serves 971 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Deer Valley Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Deer Valley Elementary School's student population of 971 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students971 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Deer Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Deer Valley Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#73 out of 1270 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
14%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
22%
33%
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White
53%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.650.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoover City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Deer Valley Elementary School is Hoover High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert F Bumpus Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brocks Gap Intermediate School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Brocks Gap Intermediate School Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-6 | 807 students
    1.7 miles
    1730 Lake Cyrus Club Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1600
    1.7 5-6 807
  • Birmingham Robert F Bumpus Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 837 students
    1.8 miles
    6055 Flemming Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-2200
    1.8 7-8 837
  • Birmingham Trace Crossings Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 480 students
    1.9 miles
    5454 Learning Lane
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-2700
    1.9 PK-4 480
  • Birmingham South Shades Crest Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 627 students
    2.0 miles
    3770 South Shades Crest Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-3000
    2 K-4 627
  • Birmingham Hoover High School Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,891 students
    2.1 miles
    1000 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1200
    2.1 9-12 2,891

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