Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4401 Dolly Ridge Road
Vestavia Hills, AL 35243
Phone
(205) 402-5480
District
VESTAVIA HILLS CITY
County
JEFFERSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
437
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

10

(10 is best)

Better than 96.8% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 83 53
Proficiency in Reading 86 48
Proficiency in Math 80 58

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 49
Proficiency in Reading 82 48
Proficiency in Math 81 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 46
Proficiency in Reading 69 46
Proficiency in Math 71 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.57
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.67
AVG FOR STATE 17.51
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 13 3.0%
Kindergarten 85 19.5%
Grade 1 69 15.8%
Grade 2 75 17.2%
Grade 3 68 15.6%
Grade 4 71 16.2%
Grade 5 56 12.8%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 437 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.2% 82.4% 56.2%
Black 3.8% 6.9% 33.6%
Hispanic 3.8% 4.2% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.2% 6.5% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.1% 9.9% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.8% 8.0% 46.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 1.9% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 34,003 4,887,871
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,716.7 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.6% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.5% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.9% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.7% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 15.4% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,129 1,860,269
Single Parent Households With Children 6.3% 11.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.1% 85.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 68.2% 24.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 31.4% 8.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.0% 11.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.0% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.4% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.5% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 4.8% 15.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,656 $46,691,840 52.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $828 $5,808,420 6.5%
Staff $192 $1,346,880 1.5%
General Administration $325 $2,279,875 2.6%
School Administration $630 $4,419,450 5.0%
Operation $1,068 $7,492,020 8.4%
Transportation $76 $533,140 0.6%
Other $463 $3,247,945 3.6%
Total Support $3,581 $25,120,715 28.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,440 $17,116,600 19.2%
Total Expenditures $12,678 $88,936,170 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,255 $3,914,559,672 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $567 $422,058,201 5.4%
Staff $393 $292,831,749 3.7%
General Administration $240 $178,450,943 2.3%
School Administration $572 $426,100,145 5.4%
Operation $872 $649,636,865 8.3%
Transportation $463 $345,216,412 4.4%
Other $209 $155,448,946 2.0%
Total Support $3,315 $2,469,591,442 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,987 $1,480,438,584 18.8%
Total Expenditures $10,558 $7,864,664,335 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%