Athens High School (Closed 2013)

15520 Hwy 9
Athens, LA
  • Athens High School served 168 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 40-44% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 55-59% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was equal to the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 78% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students168 students
This chart display total students of Athens High School by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Athens High School by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Athens High School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Athens High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Athens High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Athens High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Athens High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
70%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Athens High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
22%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Athens High School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Athens High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Athens High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.460.36
This chart display the diversity score of Athens High School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥80%
76%
This chart display graduation rate of Athens High School and public school graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Athens High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Athens High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClaiborne Parish School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
Recent Articles
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of public school vouchers as they pertain to the education of students with disabilities.
As of 2014, nineteen states still allow corporal punishment – spanking and paddling the most common choices – in their public schools. However, some argue that not only are these punishments physically harmful, they also are disproportionately administered to students of color. As a result, House democrats have taken up the issue in a new bill that would ban all forms of corporal punishment nationwide.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.