Athens Elementary School

515 N Madison St
Athens, AL 35611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Athens Elementary School serves 424 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Athens Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Athens Elementary School's student population of 424 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students424 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Athens Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Athens Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#327 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
28%
8%
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Black
22%
33%
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White
41%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.710.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAthens City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Athens Elementary School is Athens Renaissance School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Athens Athens Renaissance School Math: 41% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,012 student
    0.7 miles
    405 South Street East
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 771-7147
    0.7 K-12 1,012
  • Athens Athens Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 511 students
    0.8 miles
    601 S Clinton St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 233-6620
    0.8 7-8 511
  • Athens Julian Newman Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 351 students
    0.8 miles
    517 Julian Newman Dr
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 771-7150
    0.8 K-4 351
  • Athens James L Cowart Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 371 students
    1.2 miles
    1701 W Hobbs St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 233-6627
    1.2 K-4 371
  • Athens Athens High School Math: 54% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 992 students
    1.3 miles
    100 Highway 31 N
    Athens, AL 35612
    (256) 233-6613
    1.3 9-12 992

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