Morris Avenue Intermediate School

  • Morris Avenue Intermediate School serves 320 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Morris Avenue Intermediate School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Morris Avenue Intermediate School operates within the Opelika City School District.

Top Placements (Alabama)

Morris Avenue Intermediate School is Listed among the top public schools in Alabama for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Morris Avenue Intermediate School's student population of 320 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students320 students
Gender %Morris Avenue Intermediate School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Students by GradeMorris Avenue Intermediate School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Morris Avenue Intermediate School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morris Avenue Intermediate School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Hispanic
2%
7%
Black
60%
33%
White
32%
56%
Two or more races
6%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsMorris Avenue Intermediate School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Morris Avenue Intermediate School is Opelika City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Opelika City School District's student population of 4,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,957 is higher than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,174 is less than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four school years.
    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)
    46%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    38%
    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: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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