Athens Middle School

100 Hwy 31 North
Athens, AL 35611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 989 students in grades 6-8, Athens Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 989 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Top 50% in AL
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Athens Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Athens Middle School's student population of 989 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
989 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Athens Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Athens Middle School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#567 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
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20%
29%
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51%
47%
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40%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
23%
10%
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Black
17%
32%
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White
51%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Athens Middle School's ranking?
Athens Middle School is ranked #567 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Athens Middle School?
989 students attend Athens Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Athens Middle School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Athens Middle School?
Athens Middle School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Athens Middle School offer ?
Athens Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Athens Middle School part of?
Athens Middle School is part of Athens City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 989 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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