2363 Main Street
Athol, MA 01331
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Athol High School serves 346 students in grades 9-12.
Athol High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Athol High School's student population of 346 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Athol High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Athol High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1179 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
22%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
82%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 346 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31

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