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Avg. test scores 19%
High school dipl. 24%
Bachelors degree 78%

Altoona school information

IndexAltoonaAlabamaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Altoona are 19% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Altoona
  • 64.8% of people in Altoona have completed 8th grade
  • 63.3% of people in Altoona have completed high school
  • 6.7% of people in Altoona have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Altoona

      IndexAltoonaAlabamaNational
      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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ivalee, AL75850%1%
      Steele, AL1,08950%1%
      Oneonta, AL6,64548%3%
      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.