Athens Bible School sets high academic standards for its students. Athens Bible School has been accredited for over 60 years, and is presently accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
Athens Bible School uses the Standford Achievement Test (SAT) series as a diagnostic tool for its elementary students. On average, ABS students' scores on these exams demonstrate an academic aptitude that is two grade levels higher than the students' actual grade level. In a national comparison to other schools, Athens Bible School's average scores on these exams have been above the 80th percentile for over a decade.
Athens Bible School offers both regular and advanced diplomas, as well as Dual Enrollment College courses in English and Spanish. ABS graduates are often recognized as National Merit finalists, and over 95% of our students go on to higher education. Our students have excelled at the local, state, and national levels in such events as the Beta Club, the Scholars Bowl, and the History Fair.
In the graduating class of 2008:
- 100 percent of our graduates were accepted to college,
- Two graduates were recognized as National Merit finalists, and
- Almost $2 million in scholarships were awarded to our graduates.
Faculty & Staff
Our teachers, administrators, and staff are the heart of the school. They are some of the most dedicated, gifted, and qualified teachers in the state. They attend workshops and conferences to keep abreast of the latest educational developments and the majority of the faculty has been recognized by Who's Who Among American Teachers. Our student-teacher ratio averages about 19:1.