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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Limestone County Schools is a public school district located in Athens, AL. It has 8,789 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 38% in reading.
About Limestone County Schools...
Address
300 S Jefferson St
Athens, AL 35611
Telephone
(256) 232-5353
Website

Limestone County Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
38%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1140
9 responses
Average ACT
24
362 responses
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Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
8,789
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,769
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.1%

Finances

Total Expenses
$79,430,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,261/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    7%

Limestone County Schools Reviews

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I have went to a Limestone County School since I was in Kindergarten. I love the atmosphere of my school and the people in it. I will soon be a senior and before I leave I would love to see a change in it. There should be better lunchroom food for students who don’t have a meal to go home to. More college ready classes need to be installed in the school to allow everyone to succeed in college. The school has pretty good staff, but they should attempt to teach on a more higher level. Overall, I absolutely love the Limestone County School that I attend, and I would recommend it to anyone else!
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Limestone county school has been struggling over the last several years. when I went, the schools were ok, but they needed lots of improvement. i remember that for many years we could not use the gym because the ceiling had fallen down. there were also many major problems with drugs and alcohol. It was not an environment that i enjoyed being in. However in recent years the schools had gotten better. they are starting to help students prepare for the real world, and they have fixed the buildings so that they are safe.
There are a wide variety of classes to choose from but would change the college readiness, there needs to be more emphasis on the importance of college and making sure the student understand fully on how to prepare and get connected.