Athens City School District

21 Birge Dr
Chauncey, OH 45719-1333
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Athens City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,328 students in Athens City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Ohio.
Public Schools in Athens City School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Ohio public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 60% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 33% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (OH)
# Schools
5 Schools
3,658 Schools
# Students
2,328 Students
1,685,666 Students
# Teachers
138 Teachers
94,158 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Athens City School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 929 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (OH)
#374 out of 929 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Athens City  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Athens City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OH by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
62%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Athens City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OH by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Athens City  School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.27
0.51
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,152 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
92 Students
45,468 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
50 Students
116,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
7%
# Black Students
70 Students
282,159 Students
% Black Students
3%
17%
# White Students
1,985 Students
1,138,230 Students
% White Students
85%
67%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,609 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
130 Students
100,622 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
47
39,646
# Students in K Grade:
179
124,651
# Students in 1st Grade:
148
117,260
# Students in 2nd Grade:
166
121,156
# Students in 3rd Grade:
161
121,665
# Students in 4th Grade:
172
120,737
# Students in 5th Grade:
159
122,545
# Students in 6th Grade:
199
124,073
# Students in 7th Grade:
182
128,710
# Students in 8th Grade:
202
130,660
# Students in 9th Grade:
180
142,460
# Students in 10th Grade:
185
131,459
# Students in 11th Grade:
160
129,779
# Students in 12th Grade:
188
130,865
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,462 is higher than the state median of $17,132. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,805 is higher than the state median of $17,081. The school district spending/student has grown by 65% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OH)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$45 MM
$28,879 MM
This chart display total revenue of Athens City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$62 MM
$28,792 MM
This chart display total spending of Athens City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$19,462
$17,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Athens City  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$26,805
$17,081
This chart display average spending per public school student in Athens City  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Athens City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
The Plains Intermediate School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
41 Central Ave
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 797-4572
Grades: 4-6
| 530 students
Rank: #22.
Athens High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 High School Rd
The Plains, OH 45780
(740) 797-4521
Grades: 9-12
| 713 students
Rank: #33.
Morrison Gordon Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
793 W Union St
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-5445
Grades: PK-3
| 383 students
Rank: #44.
Athens Middle School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
51 W State St - 55
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-7107
Grades: 7-8
| 384 students
Rank: #55.
East Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3 Wallace Dr
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-6901
Grades: PK-3
| 318 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Athens City School District?
Athens City School District manages 5 public schools serving 2,328 students.
What is the rank of Athens City School District?
Athens City School District is ranked #371 out of 929 school districts in Ohio (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Ohio school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Athens City School District?
85% of Athens City School District students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Athens City School District?
Athens City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Ohio state average of 18:1.
What is Athens City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $26,805 is higher than the state median of $17,081. The school district spending/student has grown by 65% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : 90% (Btm 50% in OH)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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