PROFICIENCY 75% 99% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
68%Homewood City

Shades Cahaba Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Homewood City" in Homewood, AL. There are a total of 557 students and 38 teachers at Shades Cahaba Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 94 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

Shades Cahaba Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 74.5%, which is 99% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch94
Reduced lunch15


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Shades Cahaba Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Shades Cahaba Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 69.8% 60.5% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 14.7% 24.1% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.4% 3.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.8% 10.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

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Glen Iris Elementary School21%1.7Birmingham, AL
Epic School48%1.9Birmingham, AL
Vestavia Hills Elementary School East78%2.0Vestavia Hills, AL
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Hall Kent Elementary School60%2.6Homewood, AL

Homewood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,0769291
Median age29.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%57%55%
Speak English91%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Homewood

Completed 8th grade93.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college82.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters29.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree14.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.2%1.0%1.3%
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