PROFICIENCY 57% 51% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 3 in Opp City
  • Ranked #1 of 4 in Opp
  • Ranked #161 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
45%Opp City
43%Opp
37%Alabama

South Highlands Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 4 and is located in the district of "Opp City" in Opp, AL. There are a total of 568 students and 33 teachers at South Highlands Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 301 free lunch students and 36 reduced lunch students.

South Highlands Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 56.5%, which is 51% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students568
Teachers33
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch301
Reduced lunch36

 

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 South Highlands Elementary 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

GradeProficiency
All63%
365-69%
455-59%
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50%
350-54%
445-49%
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

South Highlands Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 70.7% 75.2% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 27.8% 23.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.8% 0.3% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Opp demographics profile

StatisticOppAlabamaNational
Population6,6354,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2809791
Median age42.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Opp

IndexOppAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school71.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.4%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The South Highlands Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.