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Curriculum standards provide teachers, parents and students with a clear understanding of what each student is expected to learn. Standards are created to be relevant to the knowledge and skills children need to be successful.

North City School, Westside School and Athens City Middle School follow the curriculum standards set forth by the Tennessee Department of Education. Additional information about the standards by subject area can be found by clicking the links below.

If you have questions regarding the curriculum offered by Athens City Schools, contact Dr. Melanie Miller, Supervisor of Instruction, at 423-745-2863 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Courses by Academic Area - Third - Eighth Grades

              Academic Vocabulary      Arts Education
              Computer Technology Career Guidance
              English/Language Arts English as a Second Language
              Foreign Language Health/PE/Wellness
              Mathematics Reading
Service Learning
              Social Studies



Westside School  ι  700 Westside Street  ι  Athens, Tennessee 37303  ι  423-745-4721
School Hours: 8:20 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

The mission of the Athens City Schools System, in partnership with the community, is to provide opportunities for all students to develop intellectually, socially, physically and morally in order to live as a contributing member of an ever-changing, multi-cultural society.

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