Athens Middle School

  • Athens Middle School serves 498 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Athens Middle School's student population of 498 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Athens Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Athens Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#430 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Athens Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
20%
33%
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White
56%
55%
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Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Athens Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.620.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Athens Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAthens City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Athens Middle School is Athens Renaissance School (0.3 miles away)
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