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
Athol High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Athol High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
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 0.52. 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 (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Athol High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
16%
Athol High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
2%
9%
Athol High School Black (1988-2012)
White
91%
66%
Athol High School White (1988-2012)
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 0.52
Athol High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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%
Athol High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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%
Athol High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 1,435
Athol-royalston School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
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
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Athol Pleasant Street Elementary School
    1060 Pleasant St
    Athol , MA , 01331
    (978)249-2405
    1  mi  |  281  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Athol Athol-royalston Middle School
    1062 Pleasant St
    Athol , MA , 01331
    (978)249-2430
    1  mi  |  418  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Athol Ellen Bigelow
    Special Education School
    129 Allen St
    Athol , MA , 01331
    (978)248-9562
    Special Education School
    1.1  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Athol Riverbend Elementary School
    174 Riverbend St
    Athol , MA , 01331
    (978)249-2415
    1.1  mi  |  135  students  |  Gr.  2-4
  • Athol Sanders Street Elementary School
    314 Sanders St
    Athol , MA , 01331
    (978)249-2410
    1.4  mi  |  126  students  |  Gr.  KG-2

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