Northside School

  • Northside School serves 387 students in grades 3-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Northside School operates within the Opelika City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 387 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students387 students
Gender %Northside School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Students by GradeNorthside School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Two or more races
All Ethnic GroupsNorthside School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch

District Comparison

  • Opelika City School District's student population of 4,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five 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 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 years.
School District NameOpelika City School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed4,2402,907
Opelika City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$47 MM$30 MM
Opelika City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$44 MM$30 MM
Opelika City School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,957$10,349
Opelika City School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,174$10,471
Opelika City School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelika Opelika Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 891 students
    0.3 miles
    1206 Denson Dr
    Opelika, AL 36801
    0.3 6-8 891
  • Opelika Opelika Learning Center Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.8 miles
    214 Jeter Avenue
    Opelika, AL 36801
    0.8 6-12 n/a
  • Opelika Opelika High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1247 students
    1.2 miles
    1700 Lafayette Pkwy
    Opelika, AL 36801
    1.2 9-12 1247
  • Opelika Carver Primary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-2 | 364 students
    1.4 miles
    307 Carver Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    1.4 PK-2 364
  • Opelika Jeter Primary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-2 | 322 students
    1.5 miles
    700 Jeter Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    1.5 PK-2 322

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Did You Know?
Alabama public schools have a diversity score of 0.33, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Alabama is Decatur City School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.