205 South State Street
Athens, WV 24712
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Athens Elementary School serves 290 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Athens Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Athens Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

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School Overview

Athens Elementary School's student population of 290 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Athens Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Athens Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#27 out of 638 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
95%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Athens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
8%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Top 50%)

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