Vestavia Hills High School

185 reviews
  1. Vestavia Hills City Schools
  2. 9-12
  3. Public
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. Outcomes
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports & Fitness
    B
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Address
2235 Lime Rock Rd
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Telephone
(205) 402-5252
Website
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Vestavia Hills High School Rankings

Niche ranks over 14,000 public high schools based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Outcomes

Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
29

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
98%
Percent Proficient - Math
98%
AP Enrollment
11%
AP Exam Pass Rate
92%
Advance Math Class Enrollment
14%
Poll
How challenging are academics at this school?
  • This school is nationally recognized.
    68%
  • This school is the best in the area.
    26%
  • Probably like most other schools.
    5%
  • This school doesn't challenge anyone.
    0%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on the rate of disciplinary actions and student and parent reviews.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.13 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 18 responses
  • Football games
    56%
  • Peprallies
    17%
  • Homecoming week
    11%
  • Relay for life
    11%
  • Basketball games
    6%
  • Band
    0%
  • Soccer Season
    0%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity and student and parent reviews.
Students
1,886
Free or Reduced Lunch
8%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,509
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.9%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Male Athletes
10%
Female Athletes
18%
Expenses Per Student
$10,685/ year
National
$11,927
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.18 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.18 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.18 responses

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Reviews

185 reviews
  • Excellent
    60
  • Very Good
    72
  • Average
    43
  • Poor
    7
  • Terrible
    3
Most people just don't like school, but Vestavia Hills does a great job at keeping high school fun and educational to all. The teachers and administrative staff does the best they can do.
  • High School Senior
  • 9 days ago
I think that Vestavia Hills High School provided me with an incredible academic and social foundation, but there were definitely highs and lows. Ultimately, however, the positive community elements and parent/teacher involvement made the experience worthwhile.
  • High School Senior
  • 19 days ago
Lots of parent involvement daily and with special events.
  • High School Senior
  • 1 month ago