Athens City School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 8 public schools in Athens City School District, serving 4,524 students.
  • Public schools in Athens City School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
  • The top ranked public schools in Athens City School District are Brookhill Elementary School, Julian Newman Elementary School and Athens Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 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
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools8 Schools1,474 Schools
# of Students4,524 Students742,195 Students
# of Teachers215 Teachers42,154 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1

District Comparison

  • Athens City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 138 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
46%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Athens City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.590.59
# of American Indian Students30 Students6,934 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students50 Students10,786 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students700 Students58,766 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
8%
# of Black Students731 Students243,597 Students
% Black Students
16%
33%
# of White Students2,733 Students404,645 Students
% White Students
60%
55%
# of Hawaiian Students16 Students840 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students264 Students16,627 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:6815,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:27254,954
# of Students in 1st Grade:32056,387
# of Students in 2nd Grade:31055,562
# of Students in 3rd Grade:36057,484
# of Students in 4th Grade:34858,492
# of Students in 5th Grade:33657,872
# of Students in 6th Grade:34755,711
# of Students in 7th Grade:36255,600
# of Students in 8th Grade:33655,226
# of Students in 9th Grade:37157,301
# of Students in 10th Grade:37555,318
# of Students in 11th Grade:36453,920
# of Students in 12th Grade:35552,848
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,180 is higher than the state average of $10,446. 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 $10,415. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,180$10,446
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,629$10,415
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 2017-18 school year data.

Athens City School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Athens Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    515 N Madison St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)233-6609

    Grades: PK-4 | 424 students
  • Athens High School Math: 54% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 30%
    100 Highway 31 N
    Athens, AL 35612
    (256)233-6613

    Grades: 9-12 | 992 students
  • Athens Intermediate School Math: 55% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1916 Us Hwy 72 W
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)230-2880

    Grades: 5-6 | 540 students
  • Athens Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 50%
    601 S Clinton St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)233-6620

    Grades: 7-8 | 511 students
  • Athens Renaissance School Math: 41% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 50%
    405 South Street East
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)771-7147

    Grades: K-12 | 1,012 student
  • Brookhill Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    320 Brookhill Dr
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)233-6603

    Grades: K-4 | 323 students
  • James L Cowart Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1701 W Hobbs St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)233-6627

    Grades: K-4 | 371 students
  • Julian Newman Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    517 Julian Newman Dr
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256)771-7150

    Grades: K-4 | 351 students
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