The Athens City Schools have won numerous educational awards and has made 100% on state adequate yearly progress reports each year. The system has 4 elementary schools (k-4), an intermediate school (5-6), a middle school (7-8) and a high school (9-12). Busing is available for non-high school students.
Athens Bible School
Athens Bible School is a private K-12 school associated with the Churches of Christ. A new campus is in the works. The school has about 330 students and offers sports and extracurricular activities.
Lindsay Lane Christian Academy
Lindsay Lane Christian Academy is a private K-12 school operated by Lindsay Lane Baptist Church. It offers sports and extracurricular activities and has a dyslexia intervention center.
Colleges & Universities in Athens & Limestone County
Athens State University
Athens State University is located in downtown Athens. Athens State is a University that offers the final two years of college to the States many community college students
Calhoun Community College
Alabama's largest 2-year college is just a 10 minute drive south of Athens. Calhoun offers a wide variety of majors and currently has over 12,000 students. Many area students take the first 2 years of college at Calhoun then transfer to Athens State for the final 2 years.
Colleges & Universities Within Commuting Distance of Athens