Chesapeake school information

IndexChesapeakeVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores84%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools491,59679,235
Total private schools2155324,875
Total post-secondary schools31997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chesapeake are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 49 public schools in Chesapeake.
  • 87.6% of people in Chesapeake have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.7% of people in Chesapeake have completed high school.
  • 29.4% of people in Chesapeake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chesapeake

IndexChesapeakeVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade87.6%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school86.7%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college63.9%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree38.4%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors29.4%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters10.8%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Portsmouth, VA96,00776%12%
Norfolk, VA244,74573%7%
Chesapeake, VA228,16884%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Baton Rouge, LA229,35355%19%
Irvine, CA229,85082%20%
Reno, NV231,10362%10%
Irving, TX224,85990%32%
Glendale, AZ231,97867%2%
Chesapeake, VA228,16884%23%
Source: The Chesapeake, VA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.