Athol High School

2363 Main St

Athol, MA 01331-3561

Tel: (978)249-2435
Grades 9-12
378 students
Athol High School serves 378 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Athol High School operates within the Athol-royalston School District.
The school district's 58% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 378 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 378 students
Athol High School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Athol High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Athol High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Athol High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Athol High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Hispanic
3%
17%
Athol High School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
1%
9%
Athol High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
94%
65%
Athol High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Athol High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Athol High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.33
Athol High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
34%
Athol High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Athol High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,437 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,247 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,364 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Athol-royalston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,437 1,376
Athol-royalston School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 85%
Athol-royalston School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $29 MM
Athol-royalston School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $28 MM $28 MM
Athol-royalston School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,247 $20,216
Athol-royalston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,364 $19,181
Athol-royalston School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Ralph C Mahar Regional High School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Athol-royalston Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant Street Elementary School (1 miles away)
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