Athens school information

IndexAthensNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores32%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools14,06079,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Athens, NY educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Athens public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 34% lower than than the New York average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Athens public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.7% have completed high school, 22.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Athens are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Athens.
  • 82.5% of people in Athens have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.7% of people in Athens have completed high school.
  • 22.4% of people in Athens have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Athens

IndexAthensNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade82.5%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school81.7%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college49.6%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.9%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.4%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.5%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ravena, NY3,27566%34%
Chatham, NY1,47061%23%
Valatie, NY1,53354%10%
Germantown, NY89653%8%
Coxsackie, NY2,72753%8%
Athens, NY1,43232%35%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ellendale, ND1,43260%21%
Schoolcraft, MI1,43147%4%
Fairfax, OK1,43370%42%
Phil Campbell, AL1,43335%30%
Vienna, IL1,43126%47%
Athens, NY1,43232%35%
Source: The Athens, NY 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.