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  • West End Elementary School
  • 6795 Highway 132, Altoona
  • Etowah County
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 430
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1

Altoona school information

Average Test Scores40%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools11,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Altoona, AL educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Altoona public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 7% higher than than the Alabama average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Altoona public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 64.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 63.3% have completed high school, 6.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Altoona

Completed 8th grade64.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school63.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college31.4%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree9.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.7%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.3%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

Altoona, AL School Districts

Etowah County School District

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Altoona. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Altoona, AL schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Altoona, AL, an average of 64.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 63.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Altoona 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 Altoona, AL schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ivalee, AL75850%1%
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Carlisle-Rockledge, AL2,64643%13%
Sardis City, AL1,57040%18%
Altoona, AL76840%19%

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Altoona, AL76840%19%
Source: The Altoona, AL 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.