Altus school information

IndexAltusOklahomaNational
Average Test Scores79%67%49%
Student/Teacher ratio26:122:116:1
Total public schools121,34679,221
Total private schoolsn/a15924,874
Total post-secondary schools21787,963
The Altus, OK educational system consists of 12 public schools, n/a private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Altus public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 17% higher than than the Oklahoma average and 60% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Altus public schools is 26:1, compared to 22:1 in Oklahoma and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.9% have completed high school, 20.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Altus are 60% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Altus.
  • 76.2% of people in Altus have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.9% of people in Altus have completed high school.
  • 20.8% of people in Altus have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Altus

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  • Altus High School400 North Park AvenueGrades: 9 - 12Students: 890 · Ratio: 16:182
  • Altus Intermediate School1221 North Howse StreetGrades: 5 - 6Students: 495 · Ratio: 14:170
  • Altus Jhs1600 South Park LaneGrades: 7 - 8Students: 497 · Ratio: 15:174
  • Navajo Es15695 South County Road 210Grades: PK - 6Students: 270 · Ratio: 15:187
  • Navajo High School15695 South County Road 210Grades: 10 - 12Students: 96 · Ratio: 14:142
  • Navajo Jhs15695 South County Road 210Grades: 7 - 9Students: 108 · Ratio: 13:172
  • Rivers Es3000 North Veterans DriveGrades: PK - 4Students: 326 · Ratio: 15:194
  • Roosevelt Es1200 Glenda StreetGrades: PK - 4Students: 310 · Ratio: 15:175
  • Sunset Es1830 Sunset DriveGrades: PK - 4Students: 490 · Ratio: 18:190
  • Washington Es311 East Cypress StreetGrades: PK - 4Students: 329 · Ratio: 16:162
  • Will Rogers Es1100 North Forrest StreetGrades: PK - 4Students: 249 · Ratio: 15:177

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Education level achieved in Altus

IndexAltusOklahomaNational
Completed 8th grade76.2%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school74.9%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%55.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.8%24.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.3%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Blair, OK81268%39%
East Duke, OK33959%19%
Olustee, OK60354%9%
Tipton, OK84251%3%
Altus, OK19,42279%60%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Albany, CA19,42071%43%
Port Angeles, WA19,42055%12%
Iselin, NJ19,41153%9%
West Chester, PA19,43477%57%
Bayshore Gardens, FL19,40949%1%
Altus, OK19,42279%60%
Source: The Altus, OK 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.