Opelika High School



Opelika High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Opelika High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 369
10 336
11 287
12 255

Opelika High School is a public high school of the Opelika City School District located in Opelika, AL. It has 1,247 students in grades 9th through 12th. Opelika High School is the 46th largest public high school in Alabama and the 4,538th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,247
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,538th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 46th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 35th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 25th out of 381

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Opelika High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 640
(51%)
640
(51%)
 Female 607
(49%)
607
(49%)

Opelika High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 754
(60%)
754
(60%)
 White 390
(31%)
390
(31%)
 Hispanic 72
(6%)
72
(6%)
 Asian 21
(2%)
21
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Opelika High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 695
(56%)
695
(56%)
 Not Eligible 479
(38%)
479
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(6%)
73
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Opelika High School is ranked 10th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Opelika High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.6%) is higher than the state average of 48.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Opelika High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1242
2006 1263
2007 1309
2008 1273
2009 1303
2010 1283
2011 1268
2012 1280
2013 1258
2014 1255
2015 1247

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.5
2007 14.6
2008 14.9
2009 15.8
2010 14.6
2011 14.7
2012 14.7
2013 15.1
2014 14.9
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48550724637681
2006 0.47426761678543
2007 0.48204736440031
2008 0.52317360565593
2009 0.55410590943975
2010 0.56819953234606
2011 0.57965299684543
2012 0.584375
2013 0.59936406995231
2014 0.62709163346614
2015 0.6158781074579

Compare Opelika High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 61.6%
 

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