Chester school information

Average Test Scores77%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,235
Total private schools21,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chester are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Chester.
  • 59.2% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade.
  • 55.6% of people in Chester have completed high school.
  • 6.1% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Chester

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  • Chester Elem School650 Opdyke StGrades: PK - 08Students: 657 · Ratio: 16:177
  • Chester High School1901 Swanwick StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 336 · Ratio: 13:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Chester

Completed 8th grade59.2%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school55.6%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college28.8%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree9.3%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors6.1%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters1.7%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%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.
Prairie du Rocher, IL69088%29%
Sparta, IL4,33881%18%
Steeleville, IL1,93080%17%
Evansville, IL70280%17%
Ste. Genevieve, MO4,41364%5%
Chester, IL8,49577%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Granbury, TX8,49691%34%
Congers, NY8,49675%11%
Monroe, NY8,49374%9%
Winchester, TN8,49354%21%
Florence, OR8,49865%4%
Chester, IL8,49577%13%
Source: The Chester, IL 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.