Alton school information

IndexAltonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores24%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools123,93879,235
Total private schools71,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools13067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Alton are 52% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Alton.
  • 84.4% of people in Alton have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.9% of people in Alton have completed high school.
  • 17.6% of people in Alton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alton

IndexAltonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade84.4%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school82.9%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college56.9%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.9%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.6%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters6.1%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Maryland Heights, MO27,42067%37%
Glen Carbon, IL13,09557%15%
Grafton, IL71955%11%
Edwardsville, IL24,46453%8%
Hazelwood, MO25,67153%7%
Alton, IL27,51724%52%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Melrose, MA27,50983%69%
Winona, MN27,52653%8%
Central, LA27,50578%58%
New London, CT27,53629%40%
Fridley, MN27,49445%8%
Alton, IL27,51724%52%
Source: The Alton, IL 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.