Altoona school information

Average Test Scores83%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Altoona are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Altoona.
  • 91.8% of people in Altoona have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.6% of people in Altoona have completed high school.
  • 31.8% of people in Altoona have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Altoona

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  • Altoona Elementary School301 6Th St SwGrades: PK - 05Students: 388 · Ratio: 14:183
  • Centennial Elementary School910 7Th Ave SeGrades: PK - 05Students: 482 · Ratio: 17:185
  • Clay Elementary3200 First Avenue S.Grades: PK - 05Students: 413 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Willowbrook Elementary School300 17Th Street SwGrades: PK - 05Students: 43 · Ratio: 16:184

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Education level achieved in Altoona

Completed 8th grade91.8%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school91.6%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college66.8%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree43.1%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors31.8%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters9.6%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mitchellville, IA2,39691%33%
Johnston, IA18,87490%32%
Runnells, IA58590%32%
Ankeny, IA49,48888%29%
Norwalk, IA9,44486%27%
Altoona, IA15,31783%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Leland, NC15,31678%14%
Henderson, NC15,32565%5%
Hereford, TX15,33085%24%
Kenmore, NY15,33467%2%
Brunswick, ME15,27570%2%
Altoona, IA15,31783%21%
Source: The Altoona, 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.