Opelika City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,505 students in Opelika City School District. Opelika City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Opelika City School District are Morris Avenue Intermediate School, Northside School and Opelika High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Opelika City School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameOpelika City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.opelikaschools.org
School District Phone Number(334) 745-9700
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools9 Schools1,473 Schools
# of Students4,505 Students740,870 Students
# of Teachers276 Teachers42,084 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1

District Comparison

Opelika City School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 138 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#50 out of 138 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Opelika City  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Opelika City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Opelika City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Opelika City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.580.59
# of American Indian Students19 Students6,927 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students64 Students10,748 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students440 Students58,644 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
8%
# of Black Students2,584 Students243,225 Students
% Black Students
57%
33%
# of White Students1,315 Students403,886 Students
% White Students
29%
55%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students837 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students78 Students16,603 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:615,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:37454,877
# of Students in 1st Grade:39856,316
# of Students in 2nd Grade:36955,468
# of Students in 3rd Grade:36757,386
# of Students in 4th Grade:35058,396
# of Students in 5th Grade:38357,777
# of Students in 6th Grade:34555,487
# of Students in 7th Grade:35355,345
# of Students in 8th Grade:31354,934
# of Students in 9th Grade:34157,297
# of Students in 10th Grade:32555,313
# of Students in 11th Grade:31553,914
# of Students in 12th Grade:26652,840
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,250 is higher than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,998 is higher than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$51 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Opelika City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$50 MM$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Opelika City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,250$10,763
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Opelika City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,998$10,762
This chart display average spending per public school student in Opelika City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Opelika City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Morris Avenue Intermediate School Math: 62% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8 Morris Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9734

    Grades: 3-5 | 319 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Northside School Math: 51% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    601 N 5th St
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9731

    Grades: 3-5 | 404 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Opelika High School Math: 46% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1700 Lafayette Pkwy
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9715

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,248 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Opelika Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1206 Denson Dr
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9726

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,018 student
  • Rank: #55.
    West Forest Intermediate School Math: 43% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2801 Waverly Pkwy
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9737

    Grades: 3-5 | 365 students
  • Rank: #6-96.-9.307 Carver Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9712

    Grades: PK-2 | 381 students
  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Jeter Primary School
    700 Jeter Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9723

    Grades: PK-2 | 331 students
  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Opelika Learning Center Alternative School
    214 Jeter Avenue
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 741-5603

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #6-96.-9.2712 Marvyn Pkwy
    Opelika, AL 36804
    (334) 745-9711

    Grades: PK-2 | 439 students
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