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Spring Valley School

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Posted July 30, 2014

We have been very happy with Spring Valley. Our child has really enjoyed the smaller sized classrooms and individual teacher attention at Spring Valley. The teachers meet frequently with the parents throughout the year and are willing to make adjustments to help your child learn. Teachers are good at communicating assignments to the parents as well as what is being taught that week so you can help them with their assignments at home. I wish the school campus was a little bigger to accommodate their needs and I wish they could expand to include options for music and sports. They do have to use some other local facilitates since the school is smaller. Other than the few issues above, it is a fantastic school that provides high-quality education for the different types of students they need to accommodate to help them be successful. We are glad our child can attend this school and more importantly, our child really enjoys going to school every day.
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Posted April 27, 2010

Our son love SVS!!! He is a freshman, and making A's & B's. No more than 8 students per class. We moved here from Atlanta where he started out in public school, but was in a private school before we moved. He was attending another private school here, which was boring and it was behind other schools. The teachers at SVS make learning fun. The school is like a family. It is absolutely the best. Our son will graduate from there, and he would like to go to GA Tech. The school would love to have a new and larger location. We are blessed to have found this school.
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Posted January 11, 2009

This school specializes in teaching children with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities. My daughter transferred from public school to Spring Valley this year. Her test scores speak volumes about the difference in their unique approach to teaching makes.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 85% 56%
Black 13% 38%
Hispanic 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% N/A
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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605 Hagood St
Birmingham, AL 35213
Phone: (205) 423-8660


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