Alta school information

Average Test Scores80%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Alta, IA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alta public schools have average test scores of 80% which is 2% higher than than the Iowa average and 62% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alta public schools is 17:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.4% have completed high school, 17.7% 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 62% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Alta.
  • 88.1% of people in Alta have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Alta have completed high school.
  • 17.7% of people in Alta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alta

Completed 8th grade88.1%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school86.4%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.5%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.7%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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Galva, IA46694%90%
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Early, IA69985%72%
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Aurelia, IA95580%62%
Alta, IA2,10480%62%

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Coupeville, WA2,10452%5%
Washburn, WI2,10453%7%
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Alta, IA2,10480%62%
Source: The Alta, IA 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.