Shades Valley High School

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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More
Academics
10/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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.


Parent tips

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.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
37%
State avg: 23%
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Reading
43%
State avg: 32%
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Math
29%
State avg: 18%
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10/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
95%
State avg: 89%
AP course participation
47%
State avg: 13%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
85%
State avg: 45%
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Equity
6/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity section below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
60%
White
29%
Hispanic
7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
2%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<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 3 or more years experience
72%
State avg: 89%
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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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