PROFICIENCY 31% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Opelika City
38%Opelika
37%Alabama

Opelika High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Opelika City" in Opelika, AL. There are a total of 1,255 students and 85 teachers at Opelika High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 721 free lunch students and 66 reduced lunch students.

Opelika High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.0%, which is 17% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1255
Teachers84.5
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch721
Reduced lunch66

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment72
Taking some courses33
Taking some courses (not tests)46
Passing some courses14
Passing no courses11

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 Opelika High School, there are a total of 72 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 33 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School45-49%

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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Opelika High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 33.4% 31.5% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 60.4% 59.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 1.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 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 0.3% 1.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Morris Avenue Intermediate School56%0.9Opelika, AL
Northside School53%1.1Opelika, AL
Opelika Middle School37%1.1Opelika, AL
West Forest Intermediate School37%3.3Opelika, AL
Pick Elementary School65%7.0Auburn, AL
Auburn High School59%7.3Auburn, AL
Auburn Jr High School57%7.9Auburn, AL
Drake Middle School64%8.1Auburn, AL
Wrights Mill Road Elementary School67%8.1Auburn, AL
Beauregard Elementary School51%8.2Opelika, AL
Margaret Yarbrough School66%8.2Auburn, AL
Beauregard High School40%8.4Opelika, AL

Opelika demographics profile

StatisticOpelikaAlabamaNational
Population29,0304,841,164318,558,162
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

IndexOpelikaAlabamaNational
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 Opelika High 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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