2801 Waverly Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
West Forest Intermediate School serves 349 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 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Forest Intermediate School's student population of 349 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 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 0.61, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
31%
9%
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Black
53%
32%
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White
12%
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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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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