SHADES VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

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6100 OLD LEEDS RD
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35210
School Information
  • School Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Jefferson County Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 14:1
  • Students/Grade: 333.8
  • Number Students: 1335
  • Number Teachers: 100
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4965
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 300
  • Principal: Ms Mary Beth Blankenship
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (3987 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (128 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-07-01
    "I am now a senior at Shades Valley High School, class of 2018. I am in the Finance Academy and it is a great program that has helped me build my resume and gave me great experiences. Each year we have gained and lost teachers; however, during my junior year I lost some of the best academy teachers and we changed Principles which was an unexpected change. The lunch is terrible and I do not like the administrators. My English and math teachers have really prepared me for college and my finance academy teachers and class counselor have prepared me for my career."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-07-01
    "Shades valley is a great high school to attend for becoming college ready. You should never go through high school not having any ideas about the next step you will take after you graduate. The best thing about the school was the counselors. My counselor provided me with all the information I needed plus extra information containing things such as scholarships and finding the best college for me."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-07-01
    "Overall Shades Valley is okay but not the same. Some of the administration and teachers are racist. The councilor Ms. Adkinson is horrible. She is not helpful to students at all. The theater teacher Ms. Bishop is also horrible and racist. She is no good for the theatre department that shades valley was so popular for."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-06-01
    "What can I say? Well all I can say is it's basic high school nothing makes it better then an other school then made the people you'll meet along the way and the way we learn. That's about it."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-06-01
    "I enjoyed the teachers they were helpful during my college years they helped get through a lot of stress and my transitions it was fun School and I made many friends."
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