Still no separation of Church & State. Good news for you if you can stand the hypocrites. Kids get extra credit for turning in papers related to the bible, or attending the teachers church. If your kids miss school you will hear about it three weeks later via snail mail, sad in this day of email, cell phones & text messaging.
The one thing to know about athens, is that the education you receive is truly what you make it. It is possible to go through the system achieving the bare minimum with no involvement outside the classroom, and I have seen many people do that. On the other hand, however, my experience was just one of the many great things to come from this outstanding school. All of the academics are well rounded (especially in the upp-level classes). The wealth of AP and Dual classes, as well as the honors classes that lead to those, are truly exceptional, as are those who teach them. As I leave AThens, I can truly say some of my favorite people are a few of my teachers over the past few year--they are always willing to help and listen as long as one has their own appropriate attitude in line. Also, the extracurriculars are astounding.