505 School Street
Alton, MO 65606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Alton High School serves 320 students in grades 6-12.
Alton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Alton High School's student population of 320 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Alton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alton High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1607 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
95%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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