Northside School

601 N 5th St
Opelika, AL 36801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Northside School serves 404 students in grades 3-5.
Northside 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 61% (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 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Northside School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Northside School's student population of 404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

Northside 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 Northside School is 0.56, 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
#315 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
54%
33%
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White
39%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 to Northside School is Opelika Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Opelika Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelika Opelika Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,018 student
    0.3 miles
    1206 Denson Dr
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9726
    0.3 6-8 1,018
  • Opelika Opelika Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.8 miles
    214 Jeter Avenue
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 741-5603
    0.8 6-12 n/a
  • Opelika Opelika High School Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,248 student
    1.2 miles
    1700 Lafayette Pkwy
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9715
    1.2 8-12 1,248
  • Opelika Carver Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 381 students
    1.4 miles
    307 Carver Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9712
    1.4 PK-2 381
  • Opelika Jeter Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 331 students
    1.5 miles
    700 Jeter Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9723
    1.5 PK-2 331

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