West Forest Intermediate School

  • West Forest Intermediate School serves 324 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • West Forest Intermediate School operates within the Opelika City School District.

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School Overview

  • West Forest Intermediate School's student population of 324 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students324 students
Gender %West Forest Intermediate School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Students by GradeWest Forest Intermediate School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • West Forest Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Forest Intermediate 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)
40%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
Hispanic
22%
7%
Black
64%
33%
White
12%
56%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsWest Forest Intermediate School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of West Forest Intermediate School is Opelika City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Opelika City School District's student population of 4,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,957 is higher than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,174 is less than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four school years.
    School District NameOpelika City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    6
    Number of Students Managed4,2402,907
    Opelika City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    46%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    38%
    District Total Revenue$47 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$44 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,957$10,349
    District Spending / Student$10,174$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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