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65%
  • Brookhill Elementary School
  • 320 Brookhill Dr, Athens
  • Athens City
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 346
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
55%
  • Julian Newman Elementary School
  • 517 Julian Newman Dr, Athens
  • Athens City
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 392
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
55%
  • James L Cowart Elementary School
  • 1701 W Hobbs St, Athens
  • Athens City
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 287
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
55%
  • Johnson Elementary School
  • 21360 Hwy 251, Athens
  • Limestone County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 308
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
52%
  • Athens Elementary School
  • 515 N Madison St, Athens
  • Athens City
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 402
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
49%
  • Athens Intermediate School
  • 1916 Us Hwy 72 W., Athens
  • Athens City
  • Grades: 5 - 6 · Students: 475
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
47%
  • Athens High School
  • P O Box 109, Athens
  • Athens City
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 961
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
43%
  • Blue Springs Elementary School
  • 16787 Hardy Road, Athens
  • Limestone County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 456
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
38%
  • East Limestone High School
  • 15641 E Limestone Rd, Athens
  • Limestone County
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 1,247
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
38%
  • Athens Middle School
  • 601 S Clinton St, Athens
  • Athens City
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 557
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
35%
  • Owens Elementary School
  • 21465 Highway 99, Athens
  • Limestone County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 451
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
35%
  • Piney Chapel Elementary School
  • 20835 Elkton Rd, Athens
  • Limestone County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 209
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
29%
  • Clements High School
  • 7730 Highway 72 W, Athens
  • Limestone County
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 590
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
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  • Limestone Co Area Voc Tech
  • 505 E Sanderfer Rd, Athens
  • Limestone County
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Athens school information

IndexAthensAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores46%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools141,30779,221
Total private schools335324,874
Total post-secondary schools11027,963
The Athens, AL educational system consists of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Athens public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 22% higher than than the Alabama average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Athens public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.2% have completed high school, 27.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Athens

IndexAthensAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade80.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.2%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%

There are a total of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Athens. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Athens, AL schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Athens, AL, an average of 80.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Athens schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Athens, AL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madison, AL46,39670%42%
Harvest, AL5,08050%1%
Ardmore, AL1,52643%12%
Lester, AL13138%24%
Decatur, AL55,41937%25%
Athens, AL24,46146%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Walker, MI24,45860%22%
Mercer Island, WA24,46783%69%
West Puente Valley, CA24,47629%40%
San Benito, TX24,44260%21%
South Bradenton, FL24,42838%24%
Athens, AL24,46146%7%
Source: The Athens, AL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.
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