PROFICIENCY 53% 40% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Opelika City

Northside School is a school servicing grades 3 to 5 and is located in the district of "Opelika City" in Opelika, AL. There are a total of 372 students and 22 teachers at Northside School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 181 free lunch students and 34 reduced lunch students.

Northside School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.5%, which is 40% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch181
Reduced lunch34


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Northside School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Northside School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 41.5% 31.5% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 52.9% 59.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.8% 5.9% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 1.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Opelika Middle School37%0.2Opelika, AL
Opelika High School31%1.1Opelika, AL
Morris Avenue Intermediate School56%1.8Opelika, AL
West Forest Intermediate School37%2.3Opelika, AL
Pick Elementary School65%6.0Auburn, AL
Auburn High School59%6.3Auburn, AL
Auburn Jr High School57%6.9Auburn, AL
Wrights Mill Road Elementary School67%7.0Auburn, AL
Drake Middle School64%7.1Auburn, AL
Margaret Yarbrough School66%7.3Auburn, AL
Beauregard Elementary School51%7.5Opelika, AL
Beauregard High School40%7.6Opelika, AL

Opelika demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4879291
Median age36.338.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Education level achieved in Opelika

Completed 8th grade80.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Northside School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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