100 Hwy 31 North
Athens, AL 35611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Athens Middle School serves 959 students in grades 6-8.
Athens Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Athens Middle School's student population of 959 students has grown by 92% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
959 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School for Students
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
Fall Break
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
First Semester Ends/Last Day for Students
December 16, 2022 (Friday)
Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School for Students
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Athens Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Middle School is 0.66, which is more than 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
#480 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
22%
9%
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Black
19%
32%
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White
51%
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
0.66
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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: 6-8
  • Students: 959 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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