Top 10 Best Athens Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 8,228 students in Athens, AL. Athens has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Athens, AL are James L Cowart Elementary School, Julian Newman Elementary School and Piney Chapel Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Athens, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Alabama public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Athens have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Best Athens, AL Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
James L Cowart Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1701 W Hobbs St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6627
Grades: K-4
| 371 students
Rank: #22.
Julian Newman Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
517 Julian Newman Dr
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 771-7150
Grades: K-4
| 351 students
Rank: #33.
Piney Chapel Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20835 Elkton Rd
Athens, AL 35614
(256) 233-6674
Grades: PK-5
| 210 students
Rank: #44.
Athens Renaissance School
Math: 49% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
405 South Street East
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 771-7147
Grades: K-12
| 1,012 students
Rank: #55.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21360 Hwy 251
Athens, AL 35613
(256) 233-6665
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #66.
East Limestone High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15641 E Limestone Rd
Athens, AL 35613
(256) 233-6660
Grades: 6-12
| 1,198 students
Rank: #77.
Athens High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Highway 31 N
Athens, AL 35612
(256) 233-6613
Grades: 9-12
| 992 students
Rank: #88.
Brookhill Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
320 Brookhill Dr
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6603
Grades: K-4
| 323 students
Rank: #99.
Blue Springs Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16787 Hardy Road
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 729-4092
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1010.
Athens Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 S Clinton St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6620
Grades: 7-8
| 511 students
Rank: #1111.
Athens Intermediate School
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1916 Us Hwy 72 W
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 230-2880
Grades: 5-6
| 540 students
Rank: #1212.
Athens Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
515 N Madison St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6609
Grades: PK-4
| 424 students
Rank: #1313.
Clements High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7730 Highway 72 W
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 729-6564
Grades: 6-12
| 540 students
Rank: #1414.
Limestone County Virtual School Center
Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
21465 Al Hwy 99
Athens, AL 35614
(256) 232-5353
Grades: K-12
| 953 students
Limestone County Area Vocational Technology
Vocational School
505 E Sanderfer Rd
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6463
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Athens, Alabama

Athens, Alabama Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
15199 Brownsferry Rd
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6678
Grades: K-6
| 161 students

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