Morris Avenue Intermediate School

8 Morris Ave
Opelika, AL 36801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Morris Avenue Intermediate School places 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 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Morris Avenue Intermediate School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#273 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.530.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOpelika City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Morris Avenue Intermediate School is Opelika High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Opelika Middle School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelika Opelika High School Math: 46% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,248 student
    0.7 miles
    1700 Lafayette Pkwy
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9715
    0.7 8-12 1,248
  • Opelika Opelika Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,018 student
    1.6 miles
    1206 Denson Dr
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9726
    1.6 6-8 1,018
  • Opelika Opelika Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.7 miles
    214 Jeter Avenue
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 741-5603
    1.7 6-12 n/a
  • Opelika Jeter Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 331 students
    1.8 miles
    700 Jeter Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9723
    1.8 PK-2 331
  • Opelika Northside School Math: 51% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 404 students
    1.8 miles
    601 N 5th St
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9731
    1.8 3-5 404

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