Altoona school information

IndexAltoonaWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores51%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools31,86979,221
Total private schools187224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1147,963
The Altoona, WI educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Altoona public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 8% higher than than the Wisconsin average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Altoona public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.3% have completed high school, 33.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Altoona are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Altoona.
  • 91.3% of people in Altoona have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.3% of people in Altoona have completed high school.
  • 33.9% of people in Altoona have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Altoona

IndexAltoonaWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade91.3%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school91.3%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.8%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.2%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.9%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Wissota, WI2,95965%31%
Fall Creek, WI1,40054%9%
Eau Claire, WI67,65452%6%
Elk Mound, WI1,07452%5%
Chippewa Falls, WI13,93948%2%
Altoona, WI7,19351%3%

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Clinton, IL7,19519%62%
Grandview Heights, OH7,19192%86%
University Park, IL7,19629%40%
Lihue, HI7,19635%29%
Northridge, OH7,18864%30%
Altoona, WI7,19351%3%
Source: The Altoona, WI 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.