Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights

4401 Dolly Ridge Road
Birmingham, AL 35243
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 459 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 5% in AL
  • : 55-59% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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 459 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights ranks within the top 5% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AL)
#30 out of 1276 schools
(Top 5%)
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55-59%
24%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
80-84%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
4%
32%
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White
82%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.32
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights's ranking?
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights is ranked #30 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights?
459 students attend Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights?
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights offer ?
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights part of?
Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights is part of Vestavia Hills City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 55-59% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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