Opelika Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Opelika Middle School
Opelika Middle School is a public school located in Opelika, Alabama. It is part of the Lee County School District and serves students in grades 6-8. The school offers a variety of educational programs and activities that help students reach their full potential. The school has a strong focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Opelika Middle School also offers a variety of extracurricular activities such as sports, music, art, and drama. The school has a diverse student population, representing a variety of backgrounds and cultures. The faculty and staff are dedicated to providing students with a safe and supportive learning environment. Opelika Middle School is a great place for students to grow and learn.
1206 Denson Dr
Opelika, AL 36801
6 – 8
Overview Opelika Middle School
Opelika Middle School serves 1,160 students in grades 6-8.
Opelika Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Opelika Middle School
Opelika Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Opelika Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.