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Building Goals

Building Goals

On behalf of our Red Hawk students, parents and staff, welcome to Athens High School! Our entire school community is dedicated to providing educational excellence in academics, fine arts and athletics. We take great pride in the number of opportunities our students have to explore their talents and pursue their dreams! 

Athens is an exemplary school due to our rigorous curriculum, state of the art facilities and caring faculty. Outstanding parent and community support also make Athens a great place for students to learn and grow. Thank you for visiting our website!

Go Hawks!


Building Goals:

Goal #1 - All students will grow, meet or exceed proficiency in analytical writing based on Claim Evidence Reasoning rubrics.


Goal #2 - All students will be able to construct a viable argument and critique the reasoning of others through a performance task as measured by a common departmental rubric.


Goal #3 - All students will be able to demonstrate deep learning as measured by common course rubrics.


Points of Pride:

  • Athens was named again by Newsweek as one of the Nation’s Top High Schools, ranking us number 422 in the United States and 7th in Michigan
  • Seventy-five of our students received state, national awards and international awards in the areas of: Federal Challenge Team, Future Problem Solvers, Japanese Speech Contest, Chinese Quiz Bowl,and Academic All-State Players/Teams
  • Thirteen Red Hawks honored as National Merit Scholars
  • 7 were finalists
  • 2 students earned a perfect ACT
  • Fifty-nine percent of students took AP classes
  • 6 teams and 6 individual athletes competed at the State Championship level
  • All Red Hawks worked together to raise over $41,000, in one week, for the Angels of Hope foundation
  • The band and orchestra received all A’s at their MSBOA Festivals 


Dr. Lara Dixon, Principal