Athens Drive High School

  • Athens Drive High School serves 2,083 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Athens Drive High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Athens Drive High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Athens Drive High School's student population of 2,083 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,083 students
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Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Athens Drive High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Athens Drive High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#865 out of 2555 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Athens Drive High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Athens Drive High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
17%
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Black
28%
25%
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White
44%
48%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Athens Drive High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.700.68
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Athens Drive High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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