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Athens school information

Index Athens Tennessee National
Average Test Scores38%35%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools81,39079,221
Total private schools243024,874
Total post-secondary schools21897,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Athens are 22% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Athens
  • 81.0% of people in Athens have completed 8th grade
  • 77.8% of people in Athens have completed high school
  • 18.9% of people in Athens have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Athens

      Index Athens Tennessee National
      Completed 8th grade81.0%82.0%84.3%
      Completed high school77.8%79.9%83.0%
      Completed some college45.2%53.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.5%32.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.9%25.4%30.3%
      Completed masters6.9%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.4%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

      Athens, TN School Districts

      • Athens City Elementary School District
      • McMinn County School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Athens. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Athens, TN schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Athens, TN, an average of 81.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Calhoun, TN67446%5.2%
      Riceville, TN77141%14.6%
      Charleston, TN66837%22.9%
      Englewood, TN1,51336%25.0%
      Etowah, TN3,50536%26.0%
      Athens, TN13,93138%21.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Orange, CT13,92875%55.7%
      Jericho, NY13,92890%87.1%
      Reidsville, NC13,92836%24.3%
      Hutchinson, MN13,93546%3.4%
      Sauk Rapids, MN13,92656%17.2%
      Athens, TN13,93138%21.5%
      Source: The Athens, TN education data displayed above is derived from the 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.