Atherton High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,189
College Readiness Index
29.4
Math Proficiency
2.5
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,163 Students
  • 67 Teachers

Atherton High School
3000 DUNDEE RD
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205

Phone: (502) 485-8202

District: Jefferson County Public Schools

Overview

Atherton High School is ranked 10th within Kentucky. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Atherton High School is 57 percent. The student body makeup is 46 percent male and 54 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 34 percent. Atherton High School is 1 of 21 high schools in the Jefferson County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1189
State Rank
#10

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,163
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 34%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 48%
Full-Time Teachers 67

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 74%
Proficient in Math 55%
College Readiness Index 29.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 21
Total Students 26,898
Proficient in Reading (district average) 68%
Proficient in Math (district average) 51%
College Readiness (district average) 17.2

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