Offering Education Excellence for Students of All Ages
Athens and Limestone County is proud to be a community that promotes lifelong learning and strongly supports its schools, which in turn provide high-quality educational experiences. Read below for more information about our public and private schools for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade as well as local and nearby institutions of higher learning.
Public Schools in Athens and Limestone County
Athens City Schools
More than 3,200 students
Approximately 420 employees
Among the leading districts in the state for academics and competitive sports
One high school, one middle school, one intermediate school, and four elementary schools
PowerUp technology initiative equips every student with a MacBook or iPad
Offers full range of extracurricular activities including academic clubs, athletics, music, and more.
Mission: To assist families in being good stewards of their children, using resources provided by God, to develop them into disciples of Jesus Christ who worship, grow, and serve Him their entire lives