Athens school information

Average Test Scores82%80%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools141,30779,235
Total private schools335324,875
Total post-secondary schools11027,965

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  • The average school test scores in Athens are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Athens.
  • 81.1% of people in Athens have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.9% of people in Athens have completed high school.
  • 27.2% of people in Athens have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Athens

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  • Athens Elem Sch515 N Madison StGrades: KG - 04Students: 366 · Ratio: 11:181
  • Athens High SchP O Box 109Grades: 09 - 12Students: 879 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Athens Intermediate Sch1916 Us Hwy 72 W.Grades: 05 - 06Students: 505 · Ratio: 18:190
  • Athens Middle Sch601 S Clinton StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 471 · Ratio: 19:186
  • Blue Springs Elem Sch16787 Hardy RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 469 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Brookhill Elem Sch320 Brookhill DrGrades: KG - 04Students: 295 · Ratio: 11:185
  • Clements High Sch7730 Highway 72 WGrades: KG - 12Students: 61 · Ratio: 15:177
  • East Limestone High Sch15641 E Limestone RdGrades: 06 - 12Students: 1,244 · Ratio: 19:181
  • James L Cowart Elem Sch1701 W Hobbs StGrades: KG - 04Students: 271 · Ratio: 11:178
  • Johnson Elem Sch21360 Hwy 251Grades: KG - 05Students: 277 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Julian Newman Elem Sch517 Julian Newman DrGrades: KG - 04Students: 374 · Ratio: 11:183
  • Limestone Co Area Voc Tech505 E Sanderfer RdGrades: 10 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Owens Elem Sch21465 Highway 99Grades: KG - 06Students: 548 · Ratio: 17:178
  • Piney Chapel Elem Sch20835 Elkton RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 235 · Ratio: 14:178

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Education level achieved in Athens

Completed 8th grade81.1%79.9%83.8%
Completed high school78.9%78.3%82.4%
Completed some college54.6%52.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.8%30.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.2%23.1%29.3%
Completed masters9.6%8.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Athens (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madison, AL44,86692%35%
Harvest, AL5,21386%26%
Ardmore, AL1,51182%21%
Trinity, AL2,25782%20%
Decatur, AL55,64181%19%
Athens, AL23,33582%20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Munster, IN23,32587%28%
Elk River, MN23,34674%9%
Riverbank, CA23,31042%38%
Duncan, OK23,36483%22%
Mequon, WI23,30093%37%
Athens, AL23,33582%20%
Source: The Athens, AL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.