Northside School

  • Northside School serves 372 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 372 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students372 students
Northside School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Northside School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Northside School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by GradeNorthside School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Northside School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Northside School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Northside School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
54%
33%
Northside School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
41%
56%
Northside School White Students (1997-2015)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Northside School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNorthside School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.540.58
Northside School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
47%
Northside School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Northside School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Opelika City School District's student population of 4,294 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,957 is higher than the state average of $10,181. 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 $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District NameOpelika City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed4,2942,879
Opelika City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$47 MM$30 MM
Opelika City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$44 MM$30 MM
Opelika City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,957$10,181
Opelika City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,174$10,301
Opelika City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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