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Avg. test scores 46%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 40%

Athens school information

IndexAthensWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores55%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools150979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schools1787,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Athens are 11% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Athens
  • 89.4% of people in Athens have completed 8th grade
  • 89.4% of people in Athens have completed high school
  • 42.6% of people in Athens have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Athens, WV Schools

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      Education level achieved in Athens

      IndexAthensWest VirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.4%80.9%84.3%
      Completed high school89.4%78.6%83.0%
      Completed some college72.0%44.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.1%26.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors42.6%19.6%30.3%
      Completed masters24.9%7.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.9%2.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.9%0.8%1.3%

      Athens, WV School Districts

      • Mercer County School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Athens. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Athens, WV schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Athens, WV, an average of 89.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bluefield, VA5,25484%70%
      Narrows, VA2,04379%61%
      Matoaka, WV17247%4%
      Ghent, WV59745%10%
      Brush Fork, WV1,35942%15%
      Athens, WV1,07055%11%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      La Vernia, TX1,07083%68%
      Springville, IA1,07076%54%
      Plainfield, WI1,07039%21%
      Crivitz, WI1,07049%0%
      Laurel Hill, NC1,07048%2%
      Athens, WV1,07055%11%
      Source: The Athens, WV 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.