Alta school information

Average Test Scores60%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, CA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alta public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 56% higher than than the California average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alta public schools is n/a, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.6% have completed high school, 21.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alta are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Alta.
  • 93.8% of people in Alta have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.6% of people in Alta have completed high school.
  • 21.9% of people in Alta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alta

Completed 8th grade93.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

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

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Source: The Alta, 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.