Alta Sierra school information

IndexAlta SierraCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores57%38%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a20:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a8,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Alta Sierra, CA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alta Sierra public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 50% higher than than the California average and 16% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alta Sierra public schools is n/a, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.8% have completed high school, 29.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alta Sierra are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Alta Sierra.
  • 92.8% of people in Alta Sierra have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.8% of people in Alta Sierra have completed high school.
  • 29.5% of people in Alta Sierra have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alta Sierra

IndexAlta SierraCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college74.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%

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

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Alta, CA44860%21%
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Foresthill, CA1,22941%17%
Alta Sierra, CA6,63957%16%

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Alta Sierra, CA6,63957%16%
Source: The Alta Sierra, CA 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.