B+
Avg. test scores 21%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 28%

Alta school information

IndexAltaCaliforniaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexAltaCaliforniaNational
      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%

      Alta, CA School Districts

      • Alta-Dutch Flat Union Elementary School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Alta. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Alta, CA schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Alta, CA, an average of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Alta Sierra, CA6,63957%16%
      Meadow Vista, CA3,21445%10%
      Grass Valley, CA12,86144%10%
      Colfax, CA2,18941%16%
      Foresthill, CA1,22941%17%
      Alta, CA44860%21%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Custer, WA44847%4%
      Clear Spring, MD44852%6%
      Bud, WV44837%25%
      Hamilton, VA44888%79%
      McCool Junction, NE44875%51%
      Alta, CA44860%21%
      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.