Vestavia Hills High School

2235 Lime Rock Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 | (205) 402-5252
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,712
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Caswell H Mcwaters
  • Fax: (205) 402-5262
  • Website: www.vestavia.k12.al.us
School Operational Details
  • Shared Time School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,712
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 118.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 886 (51.8%)
  • Females: 824 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 19 (1.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 61 (3.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 80 (4.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Vestavia Hills High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.2%
Black1287.5%
Asian865.0%
Hispanic311.8%
White1,46185.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Vestavia Hills High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade46026.9%
10th Grade41424.2%
11th Grade41724.4%
12th Grade42124.6%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Vestavia Hills High School

  • Reviewed by Student on November 26, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • BEST HIGH SCHOOL EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 05, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Students, teachers and parents are all involved in making VHHS the best high school!

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Vestavia Hills High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on AHSGE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • Language
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

AHSGE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201099.5%99.5%93.3%
200999.3%99.3%87.6%
200885.9%85.9%72.6%
 
Language Test
201098.3%98.3%78.5%
200996.9%96.9%81.8%
200895.9%95.9%77.0%
 
Math Test
201098.3%98.3%84.3%
200998.3%98.3%85.6%
200898.0%98.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201097.8%97.8%81.8%
200997.6%97.6%81.6%
200897.2%97.2%81.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201096.9%96.9%73.1%
200997.2%97.2%78.9%
200896.7%96.7%72.6%
 
Science Test
200999.5%99.5%75.8%
200898.2%98.2%81.2%
 

Grade 12 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
2010100.0%100.0%94.0%
 
Language Test
201099.8%99.8%91.1%
2009100.0%100.0%92.8%
200898.5%98.5%94.5%
 
Math Test
2010100.0%100.0%94.7%
2009100.0%100.0%95.4%
200898.8%98.8%95.5%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%100.0%93.6%
2009100.0%100.0%94.2%
200899.0%99.0%95.0%
 
Social Studies Test
2010100.0%100.0%90.5%
2009100.0%100.0%91.6%
200899.3%99.3%93.0%
 
Science Test
2009100.0%100.0%93.6%
200898.8%98.8%95.2%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

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