East Alton school information

IndexEast AltonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores27%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The East Alton, IL educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. East Alton public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 16% lower than than the Illinois average and 46% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of East Alton public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.6% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in East Alton are 46% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in East Alton.
  • 81.4% of people in East Alton have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.6% of people in East Alton have completed high school.
  • 18.0% of people in East Alton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in East Alton

IndexEast AltonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade81.4%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school77.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.9%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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Olivette, MO7,83085%72%
Glen Carbon, IL12,78257%15%
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Hazelwood, MO25,60453%7%
Old Jamestown, MO19,39150%1%
East Alton, IL6,17127%46%

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Schuyler, NE6,17173%49%
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East Alton, IL6,17127%46%
Source: The East Alton, IL 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.