PROFICIENCY 27% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Jefferson County

Pinson Valley High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Pinson, AL. There are a total of 1,084 students and 57 teachers at Pinson Valley High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 502 free lunch students and 67 reduced lunch students.

Pinson Valley High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.5%, which is 29% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch502
Reduced lunch67


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment199
Taking some courses175
Taking some courses (not tests)38
Passing some courses11
Passing no courses150

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 Pinson Valley High School, there are a total of 199 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 175 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School6-9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School45-49%

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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Pinson Valley High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 48.9% 47.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 38.4% 43.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.1% 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

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Clay Elementary School51%3.9Clay, AL
Clay-chalkville Middle School22%4.1Clay, AL
Erwin Elementary School19%4.4Center Point, AL
Erwin Middle School19%4.5Center Point, AL
Hewitt-trussville High School62%5.3Trussville, AL
Hewitt-trussville Middle School53%5.5Trussville, AL
Paine Intermediate School64%7.0Trussville, AL
Mortimer Jordan High School47%7.9Kimberly, AL
Fultondale High School25%8.0Fultondale, AL

Pinson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)9739291
Median age44.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Pinson

Completed 8th grade90.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school90.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%
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