Alturas school information

Average Test Scores30%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Alturas, CA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alturas public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 23% lower than than the California average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alturas public schools is 11:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.1% have completed high school, 16.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alturas are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Alturas.
  • 83.3% of people in Alturas have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.1% of people in Alturas have completed high school.
  • 16.1% of people in Alturas have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alturas

Completed 8th grade83.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alturas, CA2,61630%40%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lamoni, IA2,61675%53%
Blasdell, NY2,61637%25%
Geneva, FL2,61765%32%
Owings, MD2,61560%21%
Mineral Point, WI2,61566%34%
Alturas, CA2,61630%40%
Source: The Alturas, CA 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.