Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights

4401 Dolly Ridge Road
Birmingham, AL 35243
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights serves 443 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights's student population of 443 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights is ranked within the top 5% 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 Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights is 0.38, which is less 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
#43 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
78%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.380.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVestavia Hills City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights is Mountain Brook Junior High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gresham Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Gresham Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 414 students
    1.6 miles
    2650 Gresham Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35243
    (205) 379-3830
    1.6 K-5 414
  • Birmingham Brookwood Forest Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 546 students
    2.1 miles
    3701 S Brookwood Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35223
    (205) 414-3700
    2.1 PK-6 546
  • Birmingham Mountain Brook Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-6 | 504 students
    2.7 miles
    3020 Cambridge Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35223
    (205) 871-8191
    2.7 PK-6 504
  • Birmingham East Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-3 | 808 students
    2.8 miles
    2109 Tyson Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35216
    (205) 402-5200
    2.8 PK-3 808
  • Birmingham Mountain Brook Junior High School Math: 88% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-9 | 1,054 student
    2.9 miles
    205 Overbrook Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35213
    (205) 871-3516
    2.9 7-9 1,054

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