Vestavia Hills Elementary School West

  • Vestavia Hills Elementary School West serves 788 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Vestavia Hills Elementary School West's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vestavia Hills Elementary School West's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vestavia Hills Elementary School West is 0.39, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#13 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vestavia Hills Elementary School West and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
6%
33%
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White
77%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vestavia Hills Elementary School West.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.390.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vestavia Hills Elementary School West and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVestavia Hills City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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