6895 Highway 75
Pinson, AL 35126
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Pinson Valley High School's student population of 995 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
995 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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End of the 2nd Semester/Last Day for Students
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Pinson Valley High School is ranked within the bottom 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 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#933 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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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
0.62
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Graduation Rate
97%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 995 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 10%)

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