Brown Center (Closed 2004)

  • Brown Center served 82 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • Minority enrollment was 90% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Brown Center operated within the Opelika City School District.
  • Opelika City School District's 89% graduation rate was higher than the Alabama state average of 87%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-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

Definition of Terms 2003-2004 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
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 Score0.180.33
Brown Center Diversity Score (1989-2003)
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
46%
Brown Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2003)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
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 Managed4,2402,907
Opelika City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
46%
43%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
39%
38%
District Graduation Rate
(15-16)
89%
87%
District Total Revenue$47 MM$30 MM
District Spending$44 MM$30 MM
District Revenue / Student$10,957$10,349
District Spending / Student$10,174$10,471
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2003-2004 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelika Carver Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 364 students
    0.5 miles
    307 Carver Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334)745-9712
    0.5 PK-2 364
  • Opelika Opelika Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.9 miles
    214 Jeter Avenue
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334)741-5603
    0.9 6-12 n/a
  • Opelika Northside School
    Grades: 3-5 | 387 students
    1.1 miles
    601 N 5th St
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334)745-9731
    1.1 3-5 387
  • Opelika Jeter Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 322 students
    1.4 miles
    700 Jeter Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334)745-9723
    1.4 PK-2 322
  • Opelika Opelika Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 891 students
    1.4 miles
    1206 Denson Dr
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334)745-9726
    1.4 6-8 891
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