Vestavia Hills High School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Vestavia Hills High School

Vestavia Hills High School is a public high school located in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. It is part of the Vestavia Hills City School System and serves grades 9-12. The school has a reputation for excellence in both academics and athletics.
Vestavia Hills High School offers a wide variety of courses, including honors and advanced placement classes. The school also offers a variety of clubs and activities, including student government, student newspaper, and a variety of performing arts programs.
The school’s athletic teams have a long history of success, including state championships in football, basketball, and baseball. The school also has a strong history of producing successful athletes in other sports, such as swimming, tennis, and track and field.
Vestavia Hills High School has a strong sense of community and pride. The school is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students and staff. The school also strives to promote a culture of respect and acceptance among all members of the school community.

Address:

2235 Lime Rock Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216

Phone:

(205) 402-5250

Site:

www.vhcs.us

Grades:

10 – 12

Enrollment:

1,514 students

Overview Vestavia Hills High School

Vestavia Hills High School serves 1,514 students in grades 10-12.
Vestavia Hills High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Vestavia Hills High School

Vestavia Hills High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Vestavia Hills High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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