Athens school information

Average Test Scores75%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:117:116:1
Total public schools43,65079,221
Total private schools11,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools13937,963
The Athens, OH educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Athens public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 8% higher than than the Ohio average and 53% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Athens public schools is 13:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.9% have completed high school, 63.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 14.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Athens are 53% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Athens.
  • 95.7% of people in Athens have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.9% of people in Athens have completed high school.
  • 63.2% of people in Athens have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Athens

Completed 8th grade95.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school94.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college84.2%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.9%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.2%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters38.7%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree14.9%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate12.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Albany, OH1,01175%52%
Stewart, OH26873%49%
Nelsonville, OH5,24973%48%
The Plains, OH2,91873%47%
Amesville, OH12060%21%
Athens, OH24,36575%53%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Trotwood, OH24,37251%3%
University Park, TX24,34698%98%
Homer Glen, IL24,38546%7%
Ridgeland, MS24,33831%37%
San Fernando, CA24,39623%54%
Athens, OH24,36575%53%
Source: The Athens, OH 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.