Alton school information

IndexAltonMissouriNational
Average Test Scores42%51%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Alton, MO educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alton public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 18% lower than than the Missouri average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alton public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.9% have completed high school, 9.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alton are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Alton.
  • 80.6% of people in Alton have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.9% of people in Alton have completed high school.
  • 9.7% of people in Alton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Alton ElementaryRoute 2 Box 2181Grades: KG - 6Students: 348 · Ratio: 11:137
  • Alton HighRoute 2 Box 2180Grades: 7 - 12Students: 317 · Ratio: 12:147

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Education level achieved in Alton

IndexAltonMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school68.9%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college33.2%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.7%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.7%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Koshkonong, MO22653%8%
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Alton, MO77042%15%

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Alton, MO77042%15%
Source: The Alton, MO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.