A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A+
Address
1204 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35216
Telephone
(205) 402-5100

Vestavia Hills City Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
78%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1410
45 responses
Average ACT
28
238 responses
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Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,846
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,025
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$75,684,000
Expenses Per Student
$12,705/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    32%
  • Other
    4%

Vestavia Hills City Schools Reviews

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Vestavia Hills managed to exceed my expectations because of its vast opportunities. They have numerous organizations to help the community and to also give students the opportunity to act more freely upon their passion, like Amnesty Club, Science Olympiad, Speech and Debate, etc. Both academic teams and athletic teams are greatly acknowledged throughout the students and faculties in the school, so there is diverse support for every team. The school also faithfully maintains a clean and safe environment to help provide the students with the best classroom environment. One of the best attributes of VHHS is the teachers. Generally, teachers care for their students and their education, and they are active in developing relationships with them to help their understanding of their students' conditions. VHHS is a unique school where I can learn something new everyday, and I can see academic and personal growth in myself through the years I have been here.
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Vestavia has a very home feel about it. I have been in this school system since kindergarten and have the friends I do because of this system. I feel very equipped to be going to college soon after the education that Vestavia has given me. Vestavia could work on creating more activities for everyone to be involved in, but other than that the diversity is good in the system!
Vestavia Hills has an amazing school system in my opinion. The way teachers take time to make sure that students actually understand what they are being taught is great. The work is hard sometimes but if you don't understand there are ample opportunities to help students understand. From nhs touring to optional study sessions in the morning, study, or after school students are guaranteed to understand the lesson. Although Vestavia is a good school system there isn't much diversity. As a minority student at Vestavia sometimes it is hard to feel as if I have all the opportunities as other students here. There are students of different races all over the school but they are not represented on the big team sports and SGA. I'm not blaming Vestavia for minority students not being represented but I feel as if we should try hard to make everyone feel welcome