3770 South Shades Crest Rd
Birmingham, AL 35244
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Shades Crest Elementary School serves 443 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
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 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 443 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Shades Crest Elementary School's student population of 443 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of South Shades Crest Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
23%
32%
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White
54%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of 2nd Semester
January 09, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 443 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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