Athol High School

2363 Main St

Athol, MA 01331-3561

Tel: (978)249-2435
Grades: 9-12

390 students

Athol High School serves 390 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Athol High School operates within the Athol-royalston School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 390 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 390 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Athol High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Athol High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Hispanic
3%
16%
Black
2%
9%
White
91%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Athol High School Sch Ethnicity Athol High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.17 0.32
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.
40%
30%
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.
11%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,795 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Athol-royalston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 1,795 1,433
Athol-royalston School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 86%
Athol-royalston School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $25 MM
Athol-royalston School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $28 MM $24 MM
Athol-royalston School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,116 $17,400
Athol-royalston School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,606 $16,788
Athol-royalston School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ellen Bigelow (1.1 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AtholPleasant Street Elementary School
    1060 Pleasant St
    AtholMA 01331
    (978)249-2405
    1 mi | 281 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • AtholAthol-royalston Middle School
    1062 Pleasant St
    AtholMA 01331
    (978)249-2430
    1 mi | 418 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • AtholEllen Bigelow
    Special Education School
    129 Allen St
    AtholMA 01331
    (978)248-9562
    Special Education School

    1.1 mi | 28 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • AtholRiverbend Elementary School
    174 Riverbend St
    AtholMA 01331
    (978)249-2415
    1.1 mi | 135 students | Gr. 2-4                      
  • AtholSanders Street Elementary School
    314 Sanders St
    AtholMA 01331
    (978)249-2410
    1.4 mi | 126 students | Gr. KG-2                      

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Worcester County, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.30, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Worcester County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.