Alton school information

IndexAltonTexasNational
Average Test Scores71%72%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a7,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Alton, TX educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alton public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 1% lower than than the Texas average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alton public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 57.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 54.5% have completed high school, 8.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Alton are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Alton.
  • 57.2% of people in Alton have completed 8th grade.
  • 54.5% of people in Alton have completed high school.
  • 8.7% of people in Alton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alton

IndexAltonTexasNational
Completed 8th grade57.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school54.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college30.4%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.7%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters2.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Alton, TX 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.