A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Address
711 7th St W
Altoona, WI 54720
Telephone
(715) 839-6031
Website

Altoona High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
47%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
Average ACT
26
24 responses
AP Enrollment
22%
Do You Work at Altoona High School? Claim Your School Today!
Claim your free account to keep your school's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
--
We don't have enough responses to know if students agree that they feel safe at their school.Take our survey
Poll
--
We don't have enough responses to know if students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.Take our survey
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
  • More opinions are needed to display this poll.Take our surveyto add your opinion.

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
427
Free or Reduced Lunch
34%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.9%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.7 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$12,104/ year
National
$12,239
57%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.7 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.7 responses
Schools like Altoona High School
More

Altoona High School Reviews

42 reviews
All Categories
Altoona High School may be a pretty small school, but beware of how well it does its job.
The staff members are fantastic! The lunch ladies are fun to talk to, the custodian staff are pretty neat if you get to know them and the teachers? They're amazing. They're not just teachers; they're your friends. They're always there whenever you need extra help with schoolwork and they're even willing to spare extra minutes, even hours, out of their life to listen to you and help you get through whatever it is that's bothering you.
The overall atmosphere in Altoona High School is pretty great!
Start Your Review of Altoona High School
Rate It!
I liked that Altoona High School's educations genuinely care about their students, and yet they do not 'baby' them. They are more than willing to help, but a student needs to reach out to them first. Through this, teachers encourage integrity and hard work from their students. I wish that Altoona offered more specialized classes, especially where the arts are concerned. They also do not have a home economics class-a class that I believe my generation desperately needs.
The experience at this school has been okay, freshmen year went pretty well I would say. It's a good atmosphere to be around, but it could be better. What makes the school unique is that it's connected to its middle and elementary schools, giving access to the middle school gyms without ever having to step foot outside, which is great for athletic tournaments. Although if I were given the opportunity to do it all over, I would reconsider attending this school, not that the experience has been terrible.