Best Public Schools in Athens, WI


The city of Athens, Wisconsin is home to 4 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. Overall, the schools in the Athens School District show a mix of strengths and areas for improvement.

Athens High School stands out as the top performer, ranking 192 out of 415 Wisconsin high schools and boasting a 100% four-year graduation rate, which is significantly higher than the state average. The school also outperforms the district and state averages in several test score categories. In contrast, the other schools in the district generally perform at or below state averages in most academic areas, suggesting opportunities for improvement.

Maple Grove School also shows some bright spots, with 50% of 3rd-grade students proficient or better in English Language Arts, and a low chronic absenteeism rate of 4.4%. However, the district as a whole has a relatively homogeneous student population, with a predominance of white students, which could be an area to explore for greater diversity and inclusivity. Additionally, the differences in per-student spending and student-teacher ratios across the schools indicate a need to examine resource allocation and ensure equitable distribution.

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

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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