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ALTOONA, PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Altoona, Pennsylvania SCHOOLS
Altoona schools boast a total student population of 13,404 attending 29 schools in 9 public school districts and 18 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Altoona public schools spend an average of $6,462 per student each year.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Altoona public schools average a student teacher ratio of 25:1. Altoona private schools average 9:1. Also, high schools in Altoona average a student body population of 340, while Altoona middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 475 and 391 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.