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About This School

Athol Elementary School is a public elementary school in Athol. 382 students go to Athol Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 60% of the 382 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Athol Elementary School is 19:1. Garwood Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 96%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 1.0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% %
Hispanic 0.8% 2%
Asian 0.8% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0.7%
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 60% 40%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    The curriculum is very good and some of the teachers are wonderful. Unfortunately I have to agree that parent involvement is highly discouraged by the administration and some of the teachers have adopted the same view. The previous description of the administration as being authoritarian is very accurate. I think a lot of parents are hoping for a leadership change soon. It would be really good for this school.

  • (6 years ago)

    Teachers are excellent motivators and well educated on best teaching practices. Curriculum is vigorous and thorough.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school's advantages are being a small school and low student to teacher ratio. Parental involvement levels are poor I believe mainly because of the School administration's policies and overly authoritarian atitude. Turn outs for student entertainment and sports programs are high yet the parent relationships with faculty and Administration are lousy. Has it become common practice to allow the students to correct the work of their classmates with out close review by the teacher? at this school it has. I think Athol needs a change of leadership at our elementary school.

  • (8 years ago)

    Great school! Needs a little improvement in the arts department. Wonderful extracurricular activities.

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