8 Morris Ave
Opelika, AL 36801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Morris Avenue Intermediate School serves 319 students in grades 3-5.
Morris Avenue Intermediate School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Morris Avenue Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Morris Avenue Intermediate School's student population of 319 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Date
First Day of School
August 08, 2022 (Monday)
Fall Break - No School
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break - No School
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
Spring Break - No School
March 20, 2023 (Monday)

School Rankings

Morris Avenue Intermediate School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Morris Avenue Intermediate School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#287 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
62%
33%
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White
29%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 30%)

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