Chester school information

IndexChesterCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores36%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:120:116:1
Total public schools38,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Chester, CA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chester public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 6% lower than than the California average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chester public schools is 15:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 17.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Chester are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Chester.
  • 88.7% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.6% of people in Chester have completed high school.
  • 17.6% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chester

IndexChesterCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Westwood, CA1,68522%56%
Chester, CA2,19536%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deenwood, GA2,19542%16%
Jones Creek, TX2,19572%46%
Bohners Lake, WI2,19565%31%
Whitesburg, KY2,19650%2%
Herington, KS2,19432%35%
Chester, CA2,19536%27%
Source: The Chester, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.