PROFICIENCY 38% equal to state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #7 of 7 in Athens City
  • Ranked #10 of 14 in Athens
  • Ranked #594 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
51%Athens City
46%Athens
37%Alabama

Athens Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Athens City" in Athens, AL. There are a total of 557 students and 29 teachers at Athens Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 258 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Athens Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.5%, which is equal to the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students557
Teachers28.5
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch258
Reduced lunch27

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Athens Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All36%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
740-44%
830-34%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
730-34%
845-49%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Athens Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 57.4% 58.0% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 27.0% 25.0% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 1.7% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.9% 13.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Julian Newman Elementary School55%0.4Athens, AL
Athens Elementary School52%1.0Athens, AL
Brookhill Elementary School65%1.0Athens, AL
Athens High School47%1.2Athens, AL
James L Cowart Elementary School55%1.6Athens, AL
Athens Intermediate School49%1.6Athens, AL
Piney Chapel Elementary School35%4.6Athens, AL
Owens Elementary School35%6.0Athens, AL
East Limestone High School38%7.7Athens, AL
Johnson Elementary School55%8.9Athens, AL
Elkmont High School37%9.4Elkmont, AL
Blue Springs Elementary School43%10.5Athens, AL

Athens demographics profile

StatisticAthensAlabamaNational
Population24,4614,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6149291
Median age39.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%57%55%
Speak English91%95%79%
Speak Spanish6%3%13%

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%
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Source: The Athens Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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