Athens City School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 8 top public schools in Athens City School District, serving 5,101 students.
  • Public school in Athens City School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus Alabama public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus 39% Alabama statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Athens Elementary School, with 75-79% math proficiency and 55-59% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Alabama or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black) , which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the Alabama public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameAthens City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.acs-k12.org
School District Phone Number(256)233-6600
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools8 Schools1,530 Schools
# of Students5,101 Students744,845 Students
# of Teachers210 Teachers42,377 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1

District Comparison

  • Athens City School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 137 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Athens City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Athens City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Athens City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.600.59
# of American Indian Students33 Students6,998 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students55 Students10,712 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students663 Students55,311 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
7%
# of Black Students1,131 Students245,636 Students
% Black Students
22%
33%
# of White Students2,967 Students409,208 Students
% White Students
58%
55%
# of Hawaiian Students15 Students769 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students237 Students16,211 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:4914,638
# of Students in Kindergarten:30155,460
# of Students in 1st Grade:30256,606
# of Students in 2nd Grade:34957,603
# of Students in 3rd Grade:32458,551
# of Students in 4th Grade:31357,953
# of Students in 5th Grade:31755,815
# of Students in 6th Grade:36855,256
# of Students in 7th Grade:34155,270
# of Students in 8th Grade:37355,055
# of Students in 9th Grade:44458,792
# of Students in 10th Grade:38157,037
# of Students in 11th Grade:44054,489
# of Students in 12th Grade:79952,320
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,180 is higher than the state average of $10,435. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,629 is higher than the state average of $10,558. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$36 MM$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Athens City  School District and average revenue for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$37 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Athens City  School District and average spending for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,180$10,435
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Athens City  School District and average revenue per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,629$10,558
This chart display average spending per public school student in Athens City  School District and average spending per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Athens City School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | AL School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Athens Athens Elementary School Math: 75-79% / Reading: 55-59% | Top 10%
    515 N Madison St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)233-6609

    Grades: PK-4 | 407 students
  • Athens Athens High School Math: 27% / Reading: 46% | Top 50%
    100 Highway 31 N
    Athens, AL 35612
    (256)233-6613

    Grades: 9-12 | 1005 students
  • Athens Athens Intermediate School Math: 50% / Reading: 40% | Top 50%
    1916 Us Hwy 72 W.
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)230-2880

    Grades: 5-6 | 516 students
  • Athens Athens Middle School Math: 37% / Reading: 47% | Top 50%
    601 S Clinton St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)233-6620

    Grades: 7-8 | 498 students
  • Athens Athens Renaissance School Math: 31% / Reading: 38% | Bottom 50%
    405 South Street East
    Athens, AL 35611
    (245)614-3708

    Grades: K-12 | 1637 students
  • Athens Brookhill Elementary School Math: 65-69% / Reading: 50-54% | Top 20%
    320 Brookhill Dr
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)233-6603

    Grades: K-4 | 350 students
  • Athens James L Cowart Elementary School Math: 45-49% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    1701 W Hobbs St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)233-6627

    Grades: K-4 | 329 students
  • Athens Julian Newman Elementary School Math: 60-64% / Reading: 45-49% | Top 20%
    517 Julian Newman Dr
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)233-6630

    Grades: K-4 | 359 students
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