Athens Elementary School

205 South State Street
Athens, WV 24712
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Athens Elementary School serves 290 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Athens Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 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 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

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 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Athens Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#98 out of 644 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.100.19
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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%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Athens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercer County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Athens Elementary School is Pikeview High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pikeview Middle School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Princeton Pikeview High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 683 students
    2.9 miles
    3566 Eads Mill Road
    Princeton, WV 24739
    (304) 384-7586
    2.9 9-12 683
  • Princeton Pikeview Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 505 students
    2.9 miles
    3550 Eads Mill Road
    Princeton, WV 24739
    (304) 384-3600
    2.9 6-8 505
  • Lerona Sun Valley Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 133 students
    4.2 miles
    5281 Hinton Rd.
    Lerona, WV 25971
    (304) 384-7441
    4.2 K-5 133
  • Princeton Mercer County Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK-K | 455 students
    5.4 miles
    821 Broadway Street
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-4251
    5.4 PK-K 455
  • Princeton Straley Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 181 students
    5.7 miles
    810 Straley Avenue
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-3173
    5.7 3-5 181

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