Athens school information

Average Test Scores54%51%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools81,39079,235
Total private schools243024,875
Total post-secondary schools21897,965

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  • The average school test scores in Athens are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Athens.
  • 79.7% of people in Athens have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.4% of people in Athens have completed high school.
  • 23.2% of people in Athens have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Athens

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  • Athens City Middle School200 KeithGrades: 07 - 09Students: 414 · Ratio: 19:161
  • City Park Elementary203 KeithGrades: KG - 06Students: 329 · Ratio: 15:156
  • E K Baker Elementary1044 Co 172Grades: PK - 08Students: 371 · Ratio: 16:155
  • Four Star Academy625 Matlock RdGrades: PK - PKStudents: 131 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Ingleside Elementary200 GuilleGrades: KG - 06Students: 384 · Ratio: 15:152
  • Mcminn High School2215 Congress PkwyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,444 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • North City Elementary1601 PalosGrades: PK - 06Students: 25 · Ratio: 14:152
  • Rogers Creek Elementary137 County 82Grades: PK - 08Students: 391 · Ratio: 17:141
  • Westside Elementary700 WestsideGrades: KG - 06Students: 245 · Ratio: 18:159

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Education level achieved in Athens

Completed 8th grade79.7%81.2%83.8%
Completed high school76.4%78.8%82.4%
Completed some college51.6%51.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%30.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.2%24.4%29.3%
Completed masters9.4%8.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%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.
Calhoun, TN53065%5%
Riceville, TN66262%9%
Charleston, TN67456%17%
Sweetwater, TN5,85654%21%
Decatur, TN1,50353%22%
Athens, TN13,60354%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McMinnville, TN13,60050%27%
Pewaukee, WI13,59989%31%
Marshall, MN13,60957%16%
Butler, PA13,60977%13%
Hockessin, DE13,62086%26%
Athens, TN13,60354%21%
Source: The Athens, TN 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.