Green Valley Elementary School

3200 Old Columbiana Rd
Birmingham, AL 35226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Green Valley Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Green Valley Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Green Valley Elementary School's student population of 478 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Rankings

Green Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Green Valley Elementary School is 0.72, 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
#443 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
22%
8%
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Black
25%
33%
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White
41%
55%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.720.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Green Valley Elementary School is Crossroads School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ira F Simmons Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gwin Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Gwin Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 552 students
    1.5 miles
    1580 Patton Chapel Road
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-2600
    1.5 K-5 552
  • Birmingham Ira F Simmons Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 828 students
    1.5 miles
    1575 Patton Chapel Road
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-2100
    1.5 6-8 828
  • Birmingham Crossroads School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.8 miles
    1085 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1800
    1.8 6-12 n/a
  • Birmingham Pizitz Middle School Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,186 student
    2.0 miles
    2020 Pizitz Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35216
    (205) 402-5350
    2 6-8 1,186
  • Birmingham Shades Mountain Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 318 students
    2.3 miles
    2250 Sumpter St
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-3100
    2.3 K-5 318

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