Opelika is a community dedicated to providing a state-of-the-art school system for children of all ages. Opelika City Schools has 7 different campuses to house 1 high school, 1 middle school, 3 intermediate schools and 3 primary schools. The city schools system has a mission to educate every child every day, and they do this by providing a broad curriculum that prepares children for college or the career that lies ahead. The local community and council are aware how vital a good education is, therefore continuously advocate to continue improving facilities, curriculum and other relevant initiatives.
Southern Union Community College is situated in Opelika. The higher education college is ideal for those who are pursuing career or personal goals and serves residents of an eight county area of East and Central Alabama as well as neighboring Georgia counties. The college provides a strong educational foundation for those who want transferability, technical programs for specialized career competencies and health science programs for specialized training in the health field.
In the neighboring town of Auburn, Auburn University is a highly-regarded establishment, offering higher education opportunities to many local students, national students and even international students.