Opelika Middle School

  • Opelika Middle School serves 938 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Opelika Middle School operates within the Opelika City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 938 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students938 students
Opelika Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Opelika Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Opelika Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeOpelika Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
Opelika Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Opelika Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
6%
6%
Opelika Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
62%
33%
Opelika Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
32%
56%
Opelika Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Opelika Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsOpelika Middle 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.
0.510.58
Opelika Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
59%
47%
Opelika Middle 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.
6%
5%
Opelika Middle 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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  • OpelikaNorthside School
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    0.3 miles
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    Grades: 6-12
    0.9 miles
    214 Jeter Avenue
    OpelikaAL 36801
    (334)741-5603
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  • OpelikaOpelika High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1255 students
    1.1 miles
    1700 Lafayette Pkwy
    OpelikaAL 36801
    (334)745-9715
    1.19-121255
  • OpelikaJeter Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 367 students
    1.6 miles
    700 Jeter Ave
    OpelikaAL 36801
    (334)745-9723
    1.6PK-2367
  • OpelikaMorris Avenue Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 291 students
    1.6 miles
    8 Morris Ave
    OpelikaAL 36801
    (334)745-9734
    1.63-5291

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