655 Hwy 31 North
Athens, AL 35612
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Athens High School serves 1,114 students in grades 9-12.
Athens High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Athens High School's student population of 1,114 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Athens High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Athens High School is 0.61, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#365 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
9%
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Black
18%
32%
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White
58%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
91%
91%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61

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