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Avg. test scores 14%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 11%

Alton school information

IndexAltonIowaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools11,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Alton are 76% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Alton
  • 90.4% of people in Alton have completed 8th grade
  • 87.8% of people in Alton have completed high school
  • 27.0% of people in Alton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Alton

      IndexAltonIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade90.4%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school87.8%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college58.3%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree36.7%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.0%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters9.0%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.8%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

      Alton, IA School Districts

      • MOC-Floyd Valley Community School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Alton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Alton, IA schools is 87%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Alton, IA, an average of 90.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orange City, IA6,15391%85%
      Boyden, IA79488%78%
      Hospers, IA75687%77%
      Hull, IA2,14685%72%
      Remsen, IA1,82484%70%
      Alton, IA1,32587%76%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Griggsville, IL1,32530%40%
      Shoemakersville, PA1,32562%26%
      Castleton-on-Hudson, NY1,32550%1%
      Vardaman, MS1,32529%42%
      Fort Benton, MT1,32553%8%
      Alton, IA1,32587%76%
      Source: The Alton, 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.