West Forest Intermediate School

2801 Waverly Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
West Forest Intermediate School serves 345 students in grades 3-5.
West Forest Intermediate School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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 345 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

West Forest Intermediate School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Forest Intermediate School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#496 out of 1276 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
37%
10%
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Black
49%
32%
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White
13%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Forest Intermediate School's ranking?
West Forest Intermediate School is ranked #496 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend West Forest Intermediate School?
345 students attend West Forest Intermediate School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of West Forest Intermediate School students are Black, 37% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Forest Intermediate School?
West Forest Intermediate School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does West Forest Intermediate School offer ?
West Forest Intermediate School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is West Forest Intermediate School part of?
West Forest Intermediate School is part of Opelika City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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