Dixie Elementary School

4914 Us Highway 80 W
Opelika, AL 36804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 245 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Dixie Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 30% in AL
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dixie Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Dixie Elementary School's student population of 245 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
245 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Dixie Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dixie Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#283 out of 1285 schools
(Top 30%)
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35-39%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dixie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dixie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-79%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Dixie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
23%
32%
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White
66%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.51
This chart displays the diversity score of Dixie Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dixie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dixie Elementary School's ranking?
Dixie Elementary School is ranked #283 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Dixie Elementary School?
245 students attend Dixie Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Dixie Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dixie Elementary School?
Dixie Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Dixie Elementary School offer ?
Dixie Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Dixie Elementary School part of?
Dixie Elementary School is part of Russell County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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