Athens School



Athens School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Athens School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 42
1 38
2 47
3 41
4 34
5 48
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Athens School is a public elementary school located in Athens, WV in the Mercer County School District. It enrolls 285 students in grades 1st through 12th. Athens School is the 225th largest public school in West Virginia and the 42,457th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 285
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 16

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Athens School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 146
(51%)
3,456
(51%)
 Female 139
(49%)
3,325
(49%)

Athens School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 265
(93%)
5,840
(86%)
 Two or More 13
(5%)
229
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
614
(9%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
60
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Athens School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 157
(55%)
4,465
(66%)
 Not Eligible 128
(45%)
2,316
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 453 ranked schools in West Virginia, Athens School is ranked 234th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Athens School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.1%. 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 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

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

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

Compare Athens School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,421.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 55.1%
 
This School 55.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Athens School
Athens, WV
Public PK - 05 285 17.8:1  
Pikeview Middle School
Princeton, WV
Public 06 - 08 563 15:1 3 miles
Mercer Christian Academy
Princeton, WV
Private PK - 12 156 10:1 5 miles
Sun Valley Elementary School
Lenore, WV
Public KG - 05 108 14.4:1 5 miles
Mercer Elementary School
Princeton, WV
Public 03 - 05 340 12.1:1 6 miles
Straley Elementary School
Princeton, WV
Public 03 - 05 204 12.8:1 6 miles
Spanishburg School
Spanishburg, WV
Public PK - 05 206 14.7:1 6 miles
Mercer County Early Learning Center
Princeton, WV
Public PK - 12 407 32.6:1 6 miles
Oakvale School
Princeton, WV
Public PK - 05 120 10:1 7 miles
Princeton Middle School
Princeton, WV
Public 06 - 08 535 11.4:1 7 miles
Princeton Primary School
Princeton, WV
Public KG - 02 563 14.8:1 7 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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