Accountability rating

B

Athens ISD: B

Total students

899

Avg. teacher experience

10.6 years

Athens ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.4 %

Athens ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 90%

Athens High School is a high school in Athens, TX, in the Athens ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 899 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 62.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 12.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $48,726, which is $5,396 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Athens High School was 1008. The average ACT score was 18.6. In the Class of 2018, 94.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.2%.

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Contact information

Website

www.athensisd.net

Address

708 E College St
Athens, TX 75751-2687

Office phone number

(903) 677-6920

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Athens High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

899

African American

102 (11.3%)

Athens ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Athens ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (0.4%)

Athens ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

421 (46.8%)

Athens ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

339 (37.7%)

Athens ISD: 33%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

32 (3.6%)

Athens ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

11.3%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

46.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

37.7%

Two or more races

3.6%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

62.7 %

Athens ISD: 64.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

66.7 %

Athens ISD: 75.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

14.3 %

Athens ISD: 25%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

62.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

66.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

14.3%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

12.9 %

Athens ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

98.2 %

Athens ISD: 29.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

5.1 %

Athens ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.5 %

Athens ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

12.9%

Career and technical

98.2%

Gifted and talented

5.1%

Special education

8.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Athens ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Athens ISD: B

School progress

B

Athens ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Athens ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

94.4 %

Athens ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 90%

African American

90 %

Athens ISD: 90%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

95.5 %

Athens ISD: 95.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

94 %

Athens ISD: 94%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Athens ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

90.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

95.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.0%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1.2 %

Athens ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0.8 %

Athens ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

1.2 %

Athens ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

1.6 %

Athens ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

28.4 %

Athens ISD: 28.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

14.8 %

Athens ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

26.6 %

Athens ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

34.1 %

Athens ISD: 34.1%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

37.5 %

Athens ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

8.9 %

Athens ISD: 8.9%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

11.1 %

Athens ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

5.7 %

Athens ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

8.9 %

Athens ISD: 8.9%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1008

Athens ISD: 1008

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.6

Athens ISD: 18.6

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

62.5 %

Athens ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

46.9 %

Athens ISD: 46.9%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

44.2 %

Athens ISD: 44.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

62.5%

Math

46.9%

Reading + Math

44.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

60.3

African American

1.4 (2.2%)

Athens ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2 (3.2%)

Athens ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

57 (94.5%)

Athens ISD: 82.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 2%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

3.6 (6%)

Athens ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

39.1 (64.8%)

Athens ISD: 80.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

15.7 (26%)

Athens ISD: 16.8%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

2 (3.2%)

Athens ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

14.9

Athens ISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

10.6 years

Athens ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$48,726

Athens ISD: $47,379

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$41,026

Athens ISD: $40,275

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$45,860

Athens ISD: $44,169

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,703

Athens ISD: $46,598

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$49,893

Athens ISD: $49,428

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$56,314

Athens ISD: $55,359

Statewide: $62,039

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