Northside School

  • Northside School serves 387 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Northside School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Northside School's student population of 387 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northside School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northside School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
53%
33%
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White
41%
56%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northside School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.550.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOpelika City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelika Opelika Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 891 students
    0.3 miles
    1206 Denson Dr
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334)745-9726
    0.3 6-8 891
  • 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
    Grades: 9-12 | 1247 students
    1.2 miles
    1700 Lafayette Pkwy
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334)745-9715
    1.2 9-12 1247
  • Opelika Carver Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 364 students
    1.4 miles
    307 Carver Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334)745-9712
    1.4 PK-2 364
  • Opelika Jeter Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 322 students
    1.5 miles
    700 Jeter Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334)745-9723
    1.5 PK-2 322

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