Athens School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,744 students in Athens School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public Schools in Athens School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 35% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Athens School District are Westside Elementary School, North City Elementary School and Athens City Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Athens School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Athens School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,773 Schools
# Students
1,744 Students
998,594 Students
# Teachers
100 Teachers
63,297 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Athens School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 146 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#22 out of 146 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Athens  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Athens  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Athens  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.47
0.55
# American Indian Students
1 Student
1,648 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
38 Students
19,790 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
162 Students
103,001 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
10%
# Black Students
156 Students
218,072 Students
% Black Students
9%
22%
# White Students
1,246 Students
627,730 Students
% White Students
72%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,096 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
137 Students
27,257 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
145
28,301
# Students in K Grade:
203
75,188
# Students in 1st Grade:
175
74,335
# Students in 2nd Grade:
192
73,824
# Students in 3rd Grade:
170
74,700
# Students in 4th Grade:
190
77,936
# Students in 5th Grade:
171
78,376
# Students in 6th Grade:
181
76,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
166
74,777
# Students in 8th Grade:
151
73,864
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,622 is higher than the state median of $10,253. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,362 is higher than the state median of $10,022. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$19 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Athens  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$18 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Athens  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,622
$10,253
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Athens  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,362
$10,022
This chart display average spending per public school student in Athens  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Athens School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 Westside St
Athens, TN 37303
(423) 745-4721
Grades: 3-5
| 289 students
Rank: #22.
North City Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1601 Palos St
Athens, TN 37303
(423) 745-4210
Grades: 3-5
| 242 students
Rank: #33.
Athens City Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
200 Keith Ln
Athens, TN 37303
(423) 745-1177
Grades: 6-8
| 498 students
203 Keith Ln
Athens, TN 37303
(423) 745-3862
Grades: PK-2
| 346 students
200 Guille St
Athens, TN 37303
(423) 745-3671
Grades: PK-2
| 369 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 1,744 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47

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