Chester school information

IndexChesterNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores71%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools24,06079,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,09224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chester are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Chester.
  • 90.3% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.3% of people in Chester have completed high school.
  • 26.2% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Chester

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  • Chester Academy Middle High School64 Hambletonian AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 581 · Ratio: 14:172
  • Chester Elementary School2 Herbert DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 474 · Ratio: 13:171

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Education level achieved in Chester

IndexChesterNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade90.3%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school90.3%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college62.5%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.2%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters10.1%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.4%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.
Sloatsburg, NY3,08684%24%
Woodbury, NY8,55383%22%
Warwick, NY6,78380%17%
Tuxedo Park, NY53880%17%
Florida, NY2,84277%13%
Chester, NY3,94371%5%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dundee, MI3,94361%11%
Orange, MA3,94452%24%
Hampden, ME3,94476%12%
Cozad, NE3,94271%4%
Chelan, WA3,94561%10%
Chester, NY3,94371%5%
Source: The Chester, NY 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.