PROFICIENCY 79% 109% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
78%Vestavia Hills City
78%Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills Elementary Central is a school servicing grades 4 to 5 and is located in the district of "Vestavia Hills City" in Vestavia Hills, AL. There are a total of 753 students and 39 teachers at Vestavia Hills Elementary Central, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 54 free lunch students and 12 reduced lunch students.

Vestavia Hills Elementary Central has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 78.5%, which is 109% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch54
Reduced lunch12


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 Vestavia Hills Elementary Central, 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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Vestavia Hills Elementary Central race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 81.2% 83.0% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 8.0% 7.2% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 7.2% 5.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.6% 2.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.2% 1.7% 3.1%

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Vestavia Hills Elementary School West82%0.3Vestavia Hills, AL
Louis Pizitz Middle School78%0.6Vestavia Hills, AL
Vestavia Hills High School76%0.9Vestavia Hills, AL
Vestavia Hills Elementary School East78%1.3Vestavia Hills, AL
Gresham Elementary School42%1.9Birmingham, AL
Rocky Ridge Elementary School52%1.9Hoover, AL
Shades Mt Elementary School57%2.0Hoover, AL
Homewood High School60%2.1Homewood, AL
Green Valley Elementary School49%2.6Hoover, AL
Hall Kent Elementary School60%2.8Homewood, AL
Edgewood Elementary School77%3.1Homewood, AL
Shades Cahaba Elementary School75%3.3Homewood, AL

Vestavia Hills demographics profile

StatisticVestavia HillsAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,7329291
Median age39.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%57%55%
Speak English91%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Vestavia Hills

IndexVestavia HillsAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade96.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school96.0%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college87.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters31.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree14.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.4%1.0%1.3%
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