Shades Valley Technical Academy (Closed 2010)

5191 Pine Whispers Dr
Birmingham, AL 35210
  • Shades Valley Technical Academy served 28 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 58% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students28 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Student : Teacher Ratio7:118:1
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Black
58%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shades Valley Technical Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
42%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Shades Valley Technical Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shades Valley Technical Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.490.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shades Valley Technical Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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