Pinson Valley High School

6895 Highway 75
Pinson, AL 35126
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pinson Valley High School serves 995 students in grades 9-12.
Pinson Valley High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pinson Valley High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Pinson Valley High School's student population of 995 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students995 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Pinson Valley High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Pinson Valley High School is 0.62, 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
#991 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
48%
33%
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White
36%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.59
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Graduation Rate
94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pinson Valley High School is Claychalkville High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rudd Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pinson Rudd Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 749 students
    0.9 miles
    4526 Rudd School Rd
    Pinson, AL 35126
    (205) 379-5300
    0.9 6-8 749
  • Pinson Pinson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 815 students
    1.3 miles
    4200 School Dr
    Pinson, AL 35126
    (205) 379-5050
    1.3 PK-2 815
  • Pinson Kermit Johnson School Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 791 students
    3.6 miles
    8300 Kermit Johnson Rd
    Pinson, AL 35126
    (205) 379-4350
    3.6 3-5 791
  • Clay Clay Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 585 students
    3.8 miles
    6745 Old Springville Rd
    Clay, AL 35048
    (205) 379-3000
    3.8 K-5 585
  • Pinson Claychalkville High School Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,292 student
    3.9 miles
    6623 Roe Chandler Rd
    Pinson, AL 35126
    (205) 379-3050
    3.9 9-12 1,292

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