Athens school information

Average Test Scores50%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Athens, PA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Athens public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 6% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Athens public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.3% have completed high school, 19.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Athens are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Athens.
  • 84.5% of people in Athens have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.3% of people in Athens have completed high school.
  • 19.9% of people in Athens have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Athens

Completed 8th grade84.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college43.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rome, PA43857%16%
Troy, PA1,53456%13%
Owego, NY3,78756%13%
Waverly, NY4,28749%0%
Towanda, PA2,84846%7%
Athens, PA3,28750%1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kotzebue, AK3,28821%58%
Mount Pleasant, UT3,28945%8%
Mount Shasta, CA3,28540%19%
Shackle Island, TN3,29074%50%
Marysville, KS3,29038%22%
Athens, PA3,28750%1%
Source: The Athens, PA 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.