Shades Valley High School

10/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
5
Grades
8-12
Students
1,352
Type
Public
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Academics
10/10
Test scores
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Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Science
37%
State avg: 23%
Reading
43%
State avg: 32%
Math
29%
State avg: 18%
College readiness
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AP course participation
47%
State avg: 13%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
85%
State avg: 45%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
60%
White
29%
Hispanic
7%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
321 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
28%
State avg: 11%
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Neighborhood
6100 Old Leeds Rd
Irondale, AL 35210
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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