Atherton High School

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3354 S Genesee Rd

Burton, MI 48519

(810) 591-9184

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Grades: 7 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 440

Students Per Teacher: 28

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Atherton High School

Atherton High school is an atmosphere that you'll never forget. Everyone's such a big family. You know everything about everyone and everyone sincerely cares about how you are doing and try to help you in the best way possible. Anyone looking for a school in the burton area, I recommend Atherton for ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/02/13

Atherton High School is a small community school that has a big heart. Our teachers know all the students by name and really care about our kids.

Posted by a other on 10/12/10

I was a student for two years at Atherton, and now that I'm about to leave I am going to miss it. At times (in certain classes only) I don't feel they always challenged us enough and poor grades are just a result from laziness but the teachers are wonderful. Having attended large public schools in the ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/08/06

I have been going to this school for about 2 yrs now it has a great tight-knit community but lacks the money for needed material. The teachers try hard to work with what they have but overall is behind most other schools and has a very high drop out rate. I am also about to go to a new school and I am ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/07/06

Small schools like Atherton has definite advantages. Students are not a number, and they have a real connection with the teachers and administrators as they move from building to building. I believe the Atherton Staff & Administration along with the Board of Education do a good job in providing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/02/05

I am an Atherton teacher. I am one of the few that work with students in grades 4 through 12. I have the unique opportunity to see the school from a vantage point of employee and district resident and voter. Our district is not without it's problems. Most of them stem from the lack of funding from ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/30/05

This school is horrible. I had four kids that went here and I pulled them all out. One of my children had faced a massive bullying problem and went to the princliple and counciler numerous times. They wanted to know what kids were doing this so that they could 'take care of the problem', and during the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/19/05

I am a student at Atherton and I love going there. I have been in the district since the second grade and now I'm going to be in 9th grade. I love how they teach things at just the right speed and I love knowing most of the middle and high schoolers. The theachers are very nice and helpful. I have formed ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/11/04

I love going to Atherton High School I know everyone that goes there and I love knowing that if I ever need something I can go to a teacher or the office staff and they will help!

Posted by a student on 03/04/04

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Test scores
Test scores for Atherton High School

MME* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Atherton High School
Atherton Community Schools
* In 2011-2012 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Burton schools — Atherton High School is located at 3354 S Genesee Rd, Burton MI 48519. 3354 S Genesee Rd is in the 48519 ZIP code in Burton, MI The school district for Atherton High School is the Atherton Community Schools. Atherton High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 12.
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