PROFICIENCY 57% 52% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #12 of 17 in Hoover City
  • Ranked #12 of 17 in Hoover
  • Ranked #149 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
60%Hoover City

Shades Mt Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Hoover City" in Hoover, AL. There are a total of 348 students and 24 teachers at Shades Mt Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 90 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

Shades Mt Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.0%, which is 52% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch90
Reduced lunch29


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 Mt 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 Mt Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 58.9% 59.9% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 24.3% 24.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 6.5% 6.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.5% 5.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.8% 2.8% 1.7% 3.1%

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Vestavia Hills Elementary School West82%2.1Vestavia Hills, AL
Green Valley Elementary School49%2.3Hoover, AL
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Vestavia Hills Elementary School East78%2.7Vestavia Hills, AL
Gwin Elementary School58%2.7Hoover, AL
Ira F Simmons Middle School65%2.7Hoover, AL
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Homewood High School60%3.0Homewood, AL

Hoover demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,7869291
Median age37.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%57%55%
Speak English88%95%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%

Education level achieved in Hoover

Completed 8th grade95.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school94.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college83.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters22.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.2%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Shades Mt Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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