Opelika High School

  • Opelika High School serves 1,247 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Opelika High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Opelika High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Opelika High School's student population of 1,247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Opelika High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Opelika High School is 0.53, 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)
11%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
61%
33%
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White
32%
56%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Opelika High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.530.33
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Graduation Rate
89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Opelika High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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

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