Altamont school information

IndexAltamontIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores32%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio31:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Altamont, IL educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Altamont public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 1% higher than than the Illinois average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Altamont public schools is 31:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.3% have completed high school, 14.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Altamont are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Altamont.
  • 82.3% of people in Altamont have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.3% of people in Altamont have completed high school.
  • 14.2% of people in Altamont have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Altamont

IndexAltamontIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school77.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college46.4%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.2%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.0%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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Brownstown, IL71025%50%
Altamont, IL2,31432%35%

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Source: The Altamont, IL 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.