Vestavia Hills High School in Vestavia Hills, AL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,886
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    177 3.9
  • Ranking

Vestavia Hills High School is a public coed school in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. It has 1,886 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 98% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 177 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2235 Lime Rock Rd
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
(205) 402-5252

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 177 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are clubs for everything and you have the freedom to start your own if it doesn't already exist. There are lots of campus events through the year too.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Lots of parent involvement daily and with special events.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: Great school! There's lots of support for teachers and students. I've learned a lot and had great teachers.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: It has a great academic curriculum and it has various opportunities for each student . There are many clubs students can get involedin and the extra curricular activities are in abundance.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers are very passionate about their teaching . They put forth their very best knowledge and they make sure every student succeeds in that class.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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4.33 Vestavia Hills Elementary School West Public, Coed
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4.33 Vestavia Hills Elementary School East Public, Coed
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Homewood High School 3 mi. 1,035
4.33 Spain Park High School 3 mi. 1,633
4.00 Oak Mt. High School 5 mi. 1,645
4.33 Hoover High School 6 mi. 2,770
4.33 Mt. Brook High School 6 mi. 1,024

Around Vestavia Hills High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Vestavia Hills High School United States Alabama Homewood High School Hoover High School Mt. Brook High School Oak Mt. High School Spain Park High School
White 83.0% 51.0% 57.0% 58.0% 58.0% 97.0% 82.0% 65.0%
African American 7.0% 15.0% 33.6% 29.0% 27.0% 0% 8.0% 23.0%
Asian 4.0% 4.8% 1.4% 3.0% 6.0% 1.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 5.5% 7.0% 4.0% 0% 3.0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 1.6% 0% 2.0% 0% 0% 2.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 26.5%
Grade 10 24.8%
Grade 11 23.5%
Grade 12 25.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 81% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 69% We are so involved in charities and communities.
  • 21% The administration wants your input.
  • 7% Teachers very involved in student's education
  • 3% Great school spirit

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 46% Girls' dress code
  • 31% It goes so fast
  • 15% The social aspect
  • 8% Shaving policy

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 22 responses

  • 68% It cares about hard, diligent work.
  • 9% The variety or people and the friendliness
  • 9% All of the above.
  • 5% How pretentious they are
  • 5% Students are awful & pretentious, yet hardworking.
  • 5% Our mascot was a slave owner an people liked it.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 55% Spirited
  • 27% Philanthropic
  • 14% Giving
  • 5% Pretentious

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 50% Walk your schedule before the first day of school.
  • 42% Join an activity (band, choir, theatre)
  • 8% If you've been there all your life, you'll be fine

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 21% I love everything about this school.
  • 67% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.