Brown Center (Closed 2004)

  • Brown Center served 82 students in grades KG-12.
  • Minority enrollment was 90% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 44%.
  • Brown Center operated within the Opelika City School District.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades KG-12
Total Students82 students
Brown Center Total Students (1987-2003)
Gender %Brown Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Brown Center Total Teachers (1987-2004)
Students by GradeBrown Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
Brown Center Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2001)
Black
90%
33%
Brown Center Black Students (1989-2003)
White
10%
56%
Brown Center White Students (1989-2003)
All Ethnic GroupsBrown Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.180.58
Brown Center Diversity Score (1989-2003)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
47%
Brown Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2003)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Brown Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2003)

District Comparison

School District NameOpelika City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed4,2942,879
Opelika City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$47 MM$30 MM
Opelika City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$44 MM$30 MM
Opelika City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,957$10,181
Opelika City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,174$10,301
Opelika City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2004 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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