South Shades Crest Elementary School

3770 South Shades Crest Rd
Birmingham, AL 35244
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Shades Crest Elementary School serves 627 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

South Shades Crest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

South Shades Crest Elementary School's student population of 627 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of South Shades Crest Elementary 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
55%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
55%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
26%
33%
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White
55%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 South Shades Crest Elementary School is Hoover High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert F Bumpus Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brocks Gap Intermediate School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Brocks Gap Intermediate School Math: 78% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 5-6 | 807 students
    0.9 miles
    1730 Lake Cyrus Club Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1600
    0.9 5-6 807
  • Birmingham Robert F Bumpus Middle School Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-8 | 837 students
    1.0 miles
    6055 Flemming Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-2200
    1 7-8 837
  • Birmingham Deer Valley Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-4 | 971 students
    2.0 miles
    4990 Ross Bridge Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-3300
    2 K-4 971
  • Birmingham Trace Crossings Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 480 students
    2.0 miles
    5454 Learning Lane
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-2700
    2 PK-4 480
  • Birmingham Hoover High School Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,891 students
    2.3 miles
    1000 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1200
    2.3 9-12 2,891

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