Vestavia Hills Elementary School West



Vestavia Hills Elementary School West Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West Students by Grade
PK 25
K 192
1 184
2 166
3 190
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West is a public elementary school located in Vestavia Hills, AL in the Vestavia Hills City School District. It enrolls 757 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vestavia Hills Elementary School West is the 108th largest public school in Alabama and the 5,378th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 757
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,378th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 108th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 235th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 70th out of 783

Find Former VHESW Alumni

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 386
(51%)
2,458
(51%)
 Female 371
(49%)
2,335
(49%)

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 602
(80%)
3,993
(83%)
 Asian 69
(9%)
269
(6%)
 Black 58
(8%)
351
(7%)
 Hispanic 22
(3%)
130
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
45
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 686
(91%)
4,331
(90%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 57
(8%)
364
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
98
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Vestavia Hills Elementary School West is ranked 758th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vestavia Hills Elementary School West students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Vestavia Hills Elementary School West Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 581
2006 601
2007 633
2008 644
2009 637
2010 677
2011 702
2012 757

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 14.3
2007 13.8
2008 13.6
2009 13.3
2010 14.4
2011 15.6
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.068846815834768
2006 0.05324459234609
2007 0.06477093206951
2008 0.057453416149068
2009 0.070643642072214
2010 0.07533234859675
2011 0.1039886039886
2012 0.093791281373844

Compare Vestavia Hills Elementary School West to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Vestavia Hills Elementary School West
Vestavia Hills, AL
Public PK - 03 757 12.4:1  
Ascension Episcopal Kindergarten
Vestavia, AL
Private PK - KG 79 6:1 1 miles
Vestavia Hills Elementary Central
Vestavia Hills, AL
Public 04 - 05 704 17.6:1 1 miles
Southminster Day School
Vestavia, AL
Private PK - 05 226 13:1 1 miles
Louis Pizitz Middle School
Vestavia Hills, AL
Public 06 - 09 1,092 14:1 1 miles
Gresham Elementary School
Birmingham, AL
Public KG - 05 384 13.7:1 2 miles
Vestavia Hills Elementary School East
Vestavia Hills, AL
Public PK - 03 729 13:1 2 miles
St Mark United Methodist Kindergarten
Birmingham, AL
Private PK - KG 111 7:1 2 miles
Edgewood Elementary School
Homewood, AL
Public KG - 05 715 10.1:1 3 miles
Shades Mountain Christian School
Hoover, AL
Private PK - 12 397 10:1 3 miles
Our Lady of Sorrows
Birmingham, AL
Private PK - 08 425 17:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.