Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Athens ISD: B

Total students

920

Avg. teacher experience

9.9 years

Athens ISD: 10.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

96 %

Athens ISD: 96%

Statewide: 90%

Athens High School is a high school in Athens, TX, in the Athens ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 920 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 62.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 14.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,688, which is $3,403 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Athens High School was 1037. The average ACT score was 19.5. In the Class of 2019, 96% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.8%.

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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

920

African American

96 (10.4%)

Athens ISD: 12.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Athens ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (0.7%)

Athens ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

435 (47.3%)

Athens ISD: 48.7%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

346 (37.6%)

Athens ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

36 (3.9%)

Athens ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

10.4%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.7%

Hispanic

47.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

37.6%

Two or more races

3.9%

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

62.3 %

Athens ISD: 62.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

70.1 %

Athens ISD: 78.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

16.1 %

Athens ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

62.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

70.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

16.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

14.6 %

Athens ISD: 24.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

98.7 %

Athens ISD: 36%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

5.9 %

Athens ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.7 %

Athens ISD: 13%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

14.6%

Career and technical

98.7%

Gifted and talented

5.9%

Special education

9.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

96 %

Athens ISD: 96%

Statewide: 90%

African American

96.7 %

Athens ISD: 96.7%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

98.8 %

Athens ISD: 98.8%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

92.4 %

Athens ISD: 92.4%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

96.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

98.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

92.4%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 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

0.8 %

Athens ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.9 %

Athens ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.7 %

Athens ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

1.1 %

Athens ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

29.4 %

Athens ISD: 29.4%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

5.4 %

Athens ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

25 %

Athens ISD: 25%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

40.8 %

Athens ISD: 40.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

57.1 %

Athens ISD: 57.1%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 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

8.8 %

Athens ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 51%

African American

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

Masked

Athens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

6.1 %

Athens ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Athens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

12.5 %

Athens ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

0 %

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, 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

1037

Athens ISD: 1037

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.5

Athens ISD: 19.5

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 2019.

Reading

72.6 %

Athens ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

48.7 %

Athens ISD: 48.7%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

44.2 %

Athens ISD: 44.2%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

72.6%

Math

48.7%

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

62.3

African American

2.8 (4.6%)

Athens ISD: 5%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (3.1%)

Athens ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

56.6 (90.7%)

Athens ISD: 82.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (1.6%)

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 (4.8%)

Athens ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

39.9 (63.9%)

Athens ISD: 75.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

18.5 (29.7%)

Athens ISD: 21.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (1.6%)

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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

14.8

Athens ISD: 15.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

9.9 years

Athens ISD: 10.4 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

$53,688

Athens ISD: $51,474

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$52,155

Athens ISD: $48,020

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$49,114

Athens ISD: $47,737

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$54,856

Athens ISD: $50,097

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,726

Athens ISD: $54,566

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$57,752

Athens ISD: $57,579

Statewide: $65,449

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