Athens High School



Athens High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Athens High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 367
10 348
11 285
12 234

Athens High School is a public high school of the Athens City School District located in Athens, AL. It has 1,234 students in grades 9th through 12th. Athens High School is the 48th largest public high school in Alabama and the 4,597th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,234
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Full Time Teachers: 56
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,597th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 48th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 373rd out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 77th out of 381

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Athens High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 620
(50%)
921
(50%)
 Male 614
(50%)
920
(50%)

Athens High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 763
(62%)
1,113
(60%)
 Black 295
(24%)
413
(22%)
 Hispanic 136
(11%)
228
(12%)
 Asian 18
(1%)
25
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
46
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Athens High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 692
(56%)
966
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 484
(39%)
783
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(5%)
92
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Athens High School is ranked 56th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Athens High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Athens High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 811
2006 832
2007 889
2008 889
2009 878
2010 879
2011 882
2012 873
2013 890
2014 961
2015 1234

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 15
2007 15.6
2008 14.5
2009 15.7
2010 15.2
2011 16
2012 15.6
2013 14.8
2014 18.3
2015 22

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23551171393342
2006 0.27043269230769
2007 0.28008998875141
2008 0.29133858267717
2009 0.30865603644647
2010 0.33788395904437
2011 0.36621315192744
2012 0.42038946162658
2013 0.43258426966292
2014 0.42976066597294
2015 0.43922204213938

Compare Athens High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
2,200.0% 22.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.9%
 
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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