School Details

Northside School

601 North 5th St, Opelika, AL 36801
(334) 745-9731
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 3-5 337 students 16 students/teacher (AL avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

73%
76%
85%
90%
87%
88%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Opelika City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
84%
85%
87%
88%
88%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Opelika City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
90%
91%
87%
86%
89%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
80%
83%
80%

Alabama Science Assessment (ASA)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.
  • This school in 2012
  • Opelika City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Northside School is a public elementary school in Opelika. The principal of Northside School is Dr Chris Dark, whose e-mail is michael.mckee@opelikaschools.org. 337 students go to Northside School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 53% of the 337 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Northside School is 16:1. Carver Primary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 51% 63%
White, non-Hispanic 43% 33%
Hispanic 3% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Multiracial 1% %
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53% 60%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Excellent staff excellent location excellent facilities I love every thing about this school! So does my child.

  • (5 years ago)

    Fabulous school. Great teachers. My kids thrived in this school environmnet.

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(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

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