Athens Junior High School

1 Warrior Way
Athens, IL 62613
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Athens Junior High School serves 164 students in grades 7-8.
Athens Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Athens Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Athens Junior High School's student population of 164 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students164 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Athens Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Athens Junior High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1183 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
96%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAthens CUSD 213 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Athens Junior High School is Athens Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Greenview Jr/sr High School (8.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cantrall Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Athens Athens Senior High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 303 students
    0.0 miles
    501 Warrior Way
    Athens, IL 62613
    (217) 636-8314
    0 9-12 303
  • Cantrall Cantrall Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-3 | 391 students
    2.7 miles
    1 Braves Ln
    Cantrall, IL 62625
    (217) 487-7312
    2.7 PK-3 391
  • Cantrall Cantrall Intermediate School Math: 33% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 254 students
    2.7 miles
    155 Claypool St
    Cantrall, IL 62625
    (217) 487-9082
    2.7 4-6 254
  • Athens Salt Creek Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 11 | 14 students
    6.6 miles
    30819 Fancy Pr Ave
    Athens, IL 62613
    (217) 566-3841
    6.6 11 14
  • Sherman Sherman Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 599 students
    7.9 miles
    312 South St
    Sherman, IL 62684
    (217) 496-2021
    7.9 PK-4 599

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