West Forest Intermediate School

2801 Waverly Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
West Forest Intermediate School serves 365 students in grades 3-5.
West Forest Intermediate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

West Forest Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

West Forest Intermediate School's student population of 365 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

West Forest Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 West Forest Intermediate School is 0.54, 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
#771 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
24%
8%
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Black
63%
33%
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White
11%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 West Forest Intermediate School is Opelika Learning Center (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Opelika Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northside School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelika Northside School Math: 61% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 404 students
    2.2 miles
    601 N 5th St
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9731
    2.2 3-5 404
  • Opelika Opelika Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,018 student
    2.2 miles
    1206 Denson Dr
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9726
    2.2 6-8 1,018
  • Opelika Carver Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 381 students
    2.6 miles
    307 Carver Ave
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9712
    2.6 PK-2 381
  • Opelika Opelika Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    2.9 miles
    214 Jeter Avenue
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 741-5603
    2.9 6-12 n/a
  • Opelika Opelika High School Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,248 student
    3.3 miles
    1700 Lafayette Pkwy
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (334) 745-9715
    3.3 8-12 1,248

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