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Alta school information

Index Alta Iowa National
Average Test Scores66%69%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Alta are 38% 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

      Index Alta Iowa National
      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%

      Alta, IA School Districts

      • Alta Community School District

      There are a total of 4 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, IA schools is 66%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Alta, IA, an average of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Holstein, IA1,37080%66.7%
      Galva, IA42080%65.6%
      Early, IA74572%50.0%
      Cherokee, IA4,88366%37.8%
      Aurelia, IA89265%35.4%
      Alta, IA1,97866%37.5%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Carrington, ND1,97760%24.0%
      Three Forks, MT1,97741%13.9%
      Whitwell, TN1,97730%37.2%
      Badin, NC1,97652%8.3%
      Jemez Pueblo, NM1,97625%48.4%
      Alta, IA1,97866%37.5%
      Source: The Alta, IA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.