Athens Elementary School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Athens Elementary School

Athens Elementary School is a public school located in Athens, Georgia. It is part of the Clarke County School District and serves students in grades kindergarten through fifth. The school has a strong focus on academic excellence and provides a safe and nurturing learning environment for its students. The school has a variety of programs and activities, such as a music program, physical education classes, and a science lab. Athens Elementary School also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports teams, a chess club, and a robotics club. The school also has a student newspaper and a parent-teacher organization. Athens Elementary School strives to provide its students with the best educational experience possible. The school works closely with parents and the community to ensure that all students have the opportunity to succeed.

Address:

601 S Clinton Street
Athens, AL 35611

Phone:

(256) 233-6609

Site:

www.acs-k12.org

Grades:

PreK – 3

Enrollment:

358 students

Overview Athens Elementary School

Athens Elementary School serves 358 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Athens Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Verdict on Athens Elementary School

Athens Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Athens Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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