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57%
  • Chase Street Elementary School
  • 757 N Chase St, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 517
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
54%
  • Timothy Elementary School
  • 1900 Timothy Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 627
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
44%
  • Barrow Elementary School
  • 100 Pinecrest Dr, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 572
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
41%
  • Barnett Shoals Elementary School
  • 3220 Barnett Shoals Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
40%
  • Clarke Middle School
  • 1235 Baxter St, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 676
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
39%
  • South Jackson Elementary School
  • 1630 New Kings Bridge Rd, Athens
  • Jackson County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 530
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
36%
  • Whitehead Road Elementary School
  • 555 Quailwood Dr, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 746
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
35%
  • Classic City High School
  • 440 Dearing Ext, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 101
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
32%
  • Whit Davis Road Elementary School
  • 1450 Whit Davis Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 585
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
29%
  • Clarke Central High School
  • 350 S Milledge Ave, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,429
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
28%
  • Hilsman Middle School
  • 870 Gaines School Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 694
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
28%
  • Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School
  • 1150 Oglethorpe Ave, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 589
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
25%
  • Judia Jackson Harris Elementary
  • 2300 Danielsville Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 558
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
25%
  • Fowler Drive Elementary School
  • 400 Fowler Dr, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 477
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
20%
  • Burney-harris-lyons Middle School
  • 1600 Tallassee Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 685
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
20%
  • Cleveland Road Elementary School
  • 1700 Cleveland Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
19%
  • Coile Middle School
  • 110 Old Elberton Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 642
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
18%
  • Cedar Shoals High School
  • 1300 Cedar Shoals Dr, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,532
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
15%
  • Alps Road Elementary School
  • 200 Alps Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 339
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
15%
  • Gaines Elementary School
  • 280 Gaines School Rd, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
10%
  • Howard B. Stroud Elementary School
  • 715 Fourth St, Athens
  • Clarke County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 435
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Athens school information

IndexAthensGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores30%35%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a2,16479,221
Total private schoolsn/a51524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Athens, GA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Athens public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 16% lower than than the Georgia average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Athens public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.6% have completed high school, 40.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Athens

IndexAthensGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.9%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.6%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college64.8%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.8%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters20.3%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.4%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.6%1.3%1.3%

There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Athens. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Athens, GA schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Athens, GA, an average of 83.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.6% 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, GA schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North High Shoals, GA84867%36%
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Watkinsville, GA2,87260%22%
Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%
Comer, GA1,28452%6%
Athens, GA120,81330%40%

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Murfreesboro, TN122,00764%31%
Athens, GA120,81330%40%
Source: The Athens, GA 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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