Alton school information

IndexAltonIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools11,10379,235
Total private schools120924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Alton are 76% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Alton.
  • 87.0% of people in Alton have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.5% of people in Alton have completed high school.
  • 21.5% of people in Alton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alton

IndexAltonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade87.0%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school83.5%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college52.2%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.5%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters9.2%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Alton (high school & post-secondary)

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Remsen, IA1,86984%70%
Alton, IA1,19087%76%

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Tonasket, WA1,19043%12%
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Alton, IA1,19087%76%
Source: The Alton, IA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.