PROFICIENCY 82% 119% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
78%Vestavia Hills City
78%Vestavia Hills
37%Alabama

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West is a school servicing grades PK to 3 and is located in the district of "Vestavia Hills City" in Vestavia Hills, AL. There are a total of 800 students and 47 teachers at Vestavia Hills Elementary School West, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 67 free lunch students and 23 reduced lunch students.

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 82.0%, which is 119% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students800
Teachers47
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch67
Reduced lunch23

 

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 School West, 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

GradeProficiency
All85-89%
385-89%
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75-79%
375-79%
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 79.0% 83.0% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 6.7% 7.2% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 9.8% 5.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.8% 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 1.7% 1.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Vestavia Hills demographics profile

StatisticVestavia HillsAlabamaNational
Population34,2434,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,7329791
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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Source: The Vestavia Hills Elementary School West data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.