Best Public Schools in Athens, OH


The city of Athens, Ohio is home to 3 schools serving elementary and middle school students, including 2 elementary schools and 1 middle school. The schools in this area demonstrate varying academic performance, with East Elementary School and Athens Middle School standing out as stronger performers compared to the Athens City and Ohio state averages.

East Elementary School ranks 516 out of 1,610 Ohio elementary schools and has a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. It outperformed the Athens City and Ohio state averages on 3rd-grade math and English language arts tests. In contrast, Morrison Gordon Elementary School did not demonstrate the same level of academic achievement. Athens Middle School ranks 365 out of 1,037 Ohio middle schools and has a 3-star rating, outperforming the Athens City and Ohio state averages on several 7th and 8th-grade state tests.

Across the schools, the student population is predominantly white, ranging from 84.42% to 84.68%, with lower representation of minority groups. The schools have relatively low student-teacher ratios, ranging from 15.4 to 22, and higher-than-average per-student spending. However, the schools face a concerning issue of high chronic absenteeism rates, ranging from 26.2% to 33.5%, which may impact student learning and academic outcomes.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Ohio Department of Education.

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