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71%
  • Altoona Area High School
  • 1415 6th Ave, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 1,739
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
65%
  • Irving El School
  • 110 Cherry Ave, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 333
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
61%
  • Baker El School
  • 108 W Ward Ave, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 370
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
56%
  • Juniata Gap El School
  • 3365 Juniata Gap Road, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
54%
  • Pleasant Valley El School
  • 310 Cayuga Avenue, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 466
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
50%
  • Kimmel Alternative School
  • 900 S Jaggard Street, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 33
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
50%
  • Greater Altoona Ctc
  • 1500 4th Avenue, Altoona
  • Greater Altoona CTC
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
47%
  • Logan El School
  • 301 Sycamore Street Greenwood, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
44%
  • Mowrie A Ebner El School
  • 308 Hillside Avenue, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 594
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
42%
  • Altoona Area Jr High School
  • 1400 7th Ave, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: 7 - 9 · Students: 1,778
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
39%
  • Juniata El School
  • 418 N 8th Ave Juniata, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 592
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
30%
  • Penn-lincoln El School
  • 411 12th St, Altoona
  • Altoona Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 608
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
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Altoona school information

IndexAltoonaPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores51%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools162,56379,221
Total private schools111,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools64067,963
The Altoona, PA educational system consists of 16 public schools, 11 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Altoona public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 5% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Altoona public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.5% have completed high school, 17.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Altoona

IndexAltoonaPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college40.6%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.0%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

Altoona, PA School Districts

Altoona Area School District

There are a total of 16 public schools, 11 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Altoona. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Altoona, PA schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Altoona, PA, an average of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.5% 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, PA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cresson, PA1,59785%72%
Tyrone, PA5,38265%32%
Bellwood, PA1,74265%32%
Patton, PA1,88764%30%
Lilly, PA82464%29%
Altoona, PA45,20951%3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Seneca, NY45,19754%9%
Cleveland Heights, OH45,16059%20%
Biloxi, MS45,27144%10%
Littleton, CO45,07247%5%
Smyrna, TN45,36961%25%
Altoona, PA45,20951%3%
Source: The Altoona, PA 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.