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Avg. test scores 52%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 42%

Alton school information

IndexAltonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores24%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools123,93879,221
Total private schools71,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Alton are 52% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Alton
  • 84.1% of people in Alton have completed 8th grade
  • 82.7% of people in Alton have completed high school
  • 17.5% of people in Alton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Alton

      IndexAltonIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade84.1%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school82.7%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college55.7%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.9%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.5%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters5.9%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.4%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

      Alton, IL School Districts

      • Alton Community Unit School District 11

      There are a total of 12 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Alton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Alton, IL schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Alton, IL, an average of 84.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.7% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Maryland Heights, MO27,35967%37%
      Glen Carbon, IL12,78257%15%
      Grafton, IL68855%11%
      Edwardsville, IL25,04453%8%
      Hazelwood, MO25,60453%7%
      Alton, IL27,17524%52%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Thomasville, NC27,17842%15%
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      Imperial Beach, CA27,18024%50%
      Anderson, SC27,20650%2%
      New London, CT27,21829%40%
      Alton, IL27,17524%52%
      Source: The Alton, 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.