The MI School Data state website contains a wealth of information on Athens Area Schools, the Calhoun Intermediate School District and State information. Information on any school is available on this website.
Quality Points are a summation of the M-Step in comparison to the other schools in the CISD. It gives a total picture of the performance of each school district in relation to the others.
The state assessment program is mandatory. It is regarded by the state as important as the curriculum. As a school district we are required to test our students and it is a part of our school report cards from the state. Due to confusion and conflicting information, the State Superintendent of Schools issued the following parent letter.