PROFICIENCY 56% 49% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #13 of 17 in Hoover City
  • Ranked #13 of 17 in Hoover
  • Ranked #168 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
60%Hoover City

South Shades Crest Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 4 and is located in the district of "Hoover City" in Hoover, AL. There are a total of 654 students and 39 teachers at South Shades Crest Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 115 free lunch students and 43 reduced lunch students.

South Shades Crest Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 56.0%, which is 49% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch115
Reduced lunch43


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 South Shades Crest 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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South Shades Crest Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 58.8% 59.9% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 24.7% 24.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 8.8% 6.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 5.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.8% 1.7% 3.1%

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Brock's Gap Intermediate School62%0.7Hoover, AL
Robert F Bumpus Middle School59%1.6Hoover, AL
Deer Valley Elementary School65%1.9Hoover, AL
Trace Crossings Elementary School50%2.0Hoover, AL
Hoover High School58%2.4Hoover, AL
Greenwood Elementary School32%2.9Bessemer, AL
Greenwood Elementary School27%3.2Bessemer, AL
Helena Intermediate School56%3.2Helena, AL
Pelham High School47%3.7Pelham, AL
Riverchase Elementary School63%4.1Hoover, AL
Helena High School57%4.3Helena, AL
Helena Middle School60%4.3Helena, 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 South Shades Crest 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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