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30%
  • Eunice Smith Elementary School
  • 2400 Henry St, Alton
  • Alton CUSD 11
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 317
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
27%
  • Lovejoy Elementary School
  • 1043 Tremont St, Alton
  • Alton CUSD 11
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 271
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
24%
  • Alton Middle School
  • 2200 College Ave, Alton
  • Alton CUSD 11
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,424
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
21%
  • West Elementary School
  • 1513 State St, Alton
  • Alton CUSD 11
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 596
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
17%
  • East Elementary School
  • 1035 Washington Ave, Alton
  • Alton CUSD 11
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 538
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Motivational Achievemnt Center
  • 2512 Amelia St, Alton
  • Alton CUSD 11
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 33
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
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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
The Alton, IL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Alton public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 25% lower than than the Illinois average and 52% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alton public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 17.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Alton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Alton, IL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Thomasville, NC27,17842%15%
Isla Vista, CA27,17951%4%
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.