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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Morris Avenue Intermediate School places among the top 20% of 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 16% 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
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morris Avenue Intermediate School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
60%
33%
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White
32%
56%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morris Avenue Intermediate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.540.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morris Avenue Intermediate School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOpelika City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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