Athens Elementary School



Athens Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Athens Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 56
K 47
1 37
2 34
3 44
4 36
5 39
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Athens Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Athens, WV in the Mercer County School District. It enrolls 293 students in grades 1st through 12th. Athens Elementary School is the 212th largest public school in West Virginia and the 42,187th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 293
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.5

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Athens Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 156
(53%)
3,180
(48%)
 Male 137
(47%)
3,485
(52%)

Athens Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 273
(93%)
5,615
(84%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
311
(5%)
 Black 5
(2%)
621
(9%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
82
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
29
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Athens Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 187
(64%)
3,035
(46%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 106
(36%)
3,630
(54%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 444 ranked schools in West Virginia, Athens Elementary School is ranked 310th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Athens Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 478
2006 488
2007 531
2008 544
2009 539
2010 545
2011 282
2012 285
2013 264
2014 274
2015 293

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 16.5
2007 18.3
2008 17.7
2009 18.3
2010 16
2011 16.1
2012 17.8
2013 12.9
2014 11.9
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41004184100418
2006 0.4077868852459
2007 0.41242937853107
2008 0.47794117647059
2009 0.50649350649351
2010 0.51559633027523
2011 0.58156028368794
2012 0.55087719298246
2013 N/A
2014 0.29197080291971
2015 0.3617747440273

Compare Athens Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,401.2% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.2%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Athens Elementary School
Athens, WV
Public PK - 05 293 16.7:1  
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Mercer Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 339 12.3:1 6 miles
Spanishburg School
Spanishburg, WV
Public PK - 05 207 13.2:1 6 miles
Mercer County Early Learning Center
Princeton, WV
Public PK - PK 383 34.8:1 6 miles
Straley Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 171 9.5:1 6 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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