AHS science teacher Mr. Justin Smith was selected as the district secondary Teacher of the Year at the 2nd Annual Teacher of the Year Gratitude Banquet hosted by the Athens City Schools Foundation. Congratulations Mr. Smith! Read more about Mr. Smith here.
Athens has a proud athletic tradition that dates back almost a century. Because of this rich heritage, becoming a Golden Eagle athlete is a goal of many students. Organized athletics offer students a structured group in which to be involved and learn many important life lessons about teamwork, sportsmanship and perseverance. Learn more about our student athletes here.
Service is a big part of student life in Athens and very important in helping students develop a sense of connection to the school and community. Students at all grade levels give back to the community in a variety of ways. To read more about our students in service, click here.
AHS Offices are temporarily located at the ACS Central Office at 455 U.S. Highway 31, North. The telephone number has not changed:
256-233-6613. Offices are open Monday - Thursday.
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT: Athens High School was featured in U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT in the 2018 America's Best High Schools category.
Congratulations to our Class of 2018 graduates!
Diplomas are available for pickup at the ACS Central Office in the AHS Office 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday.
Report Cards were mailed Wednesday, May 30.
Student Enrollment for 2018-2019:
All current Athens City Schools students in grades K-11 must re-enroll for next year. Re-Enrollment must be completed for your child to return to school in the fall of 2018. Re-enroll now.
Understanding AHS Registration for 2018-2019
Join Remind for Freshman Center updates
Rising ninth grade students and their parents are encouraged to sign up for Remind for the Freshman Center for the 2018-2019 school year. Receive texts, push notifications and updates on your smartphone starting today! Click here to sign up for Freshman Center Remind now!
Get the ACS App to receive messages and alerts! In addition to new websites at all of our schools, we now have a mobile app that can keep you connected at all times. Using this app, you can check calendars, lunch menus, and receive "push" notifications about school events, closings and weather emergencies. Download the free app today at the App Store or Google Play. Search "Athens City School System." Use our connection tips to make sure your phone and app settings are correct so you never miss a message!
State Report Cards
On February 1, 2018, the Alabama State Department of Education released interactive statewide report cards for each district and individual schools. Click here to learn more about the report cards, see our scores and read the superintendent's response to the report cards.
Niche.com ranked Athens High School in the top thirty high schools in Alabama doing the best job preparing students for college! AHS ranked #14!