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Avg. test scores 47%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 14%

Alamosa school information

IndexAlamosaColoradoNational
Average Test Scores26%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools61,42679,221
Total private schools338424,874
Total post-secondary schools11387,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Alamosa are 47% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Alamosa
  • 79.0% of people in Alamosa have completed 8th grade
  • 76.4% of people in Alamosa have completed high school
  • 26.0% of people in Alamosa have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Alamosa

      IndexAlamosaColoradoNational
      Completed 8th grade79.0%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school76.4%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college59.0%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.4%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors26.0%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters12.3%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.4%1.6%1.3%

      Alamosa, CO School Districts

      • Alamosa School District RE-11J

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Alamosa. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Alamosa, CO schools is 26%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Alamosa, CO, an average of 79.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      La Jara, CO66625%49%
      Alamosa, CO9,67126%47%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cheat Lake, WV9,67162%25%
      Waggaman, LA9,67355%11%
      Brandon, SD9,67461%24%
      Forestdale, AL9,67922%55%
      Brandywine, MD9,68135%29%
      Alamosa, CO9,67126%47%
      Source: The Alamosa, CO 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.