PROFICIENCY 36% 14% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Alton CUSD 11

Alton High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Alton CUSD 11" in Godfrey, IL. There are a total of 2,020 students and 125 teachers at Alton High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 1,110 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Alton High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 14% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch1110
Reduced lunch33


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment195
Taking some courses14
Taking some courses (not tests)178
Passing some courses7
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Alton High School, there are a total of 195 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 14 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School35-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School34%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Alton High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 65.6% 58.0% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 25.9% 29.5% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 0.9% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 2.6% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.2% 8.6% 3.0% 3.1%

Godfrey demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)51122891
Median age44.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%55%55%
Speak English99%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%

Education level achieved in Godfrey

Completed 8th grade93.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school92.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college68.9%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.7%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.4%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters10.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Alton High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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