Chester school information

Average Test Scores36%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools102,56379,235
Total private schools51,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools24067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chester are 47% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Chester.
  • 73.7% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.2% of people in Chester have completed high school.
  • 9.5% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Chester

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  • Chester Community Cs302 East 5Th StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 2,734 · Ratio: 17:137
  • Chester Hs - Crozier Allied Health Campus1100 W 10Th StGrades: 09 - 11Students: 22 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Chester Hs - Main Campus200 West 9Th StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,075 · Ratio: 15:121
  • Chester Hs - Science And Discovery Campus1100 W 10Th StGrades: 09 - 11Students: 274 · Ratio: 25:1n/a
  • Chester Upland Sch Of Arts501 West 9Th StGrades: PK - 04Students: 268 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Columbus El Sch320 W 10Th StGrades: PK - 08Students: 76 · Ratio: 15:119
  • Stetser El Sch808 E 17Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 247 · Ratio: 14:154
  • Widener Partnership Cs1450 Edgemont AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 294 · Ratio: 19:151

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Education level achieved in Chester

Completed 8th grade73.7%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school72.2%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college33.4%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree15.6%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors9.5%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters3.2%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.3%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.
Devon, PA1,79095%39%
Bryn Mawr, PA3,50795%39%
Berwyn, PA3,22292%36%
Media, PA5,34191%34%
Malvern, PA3,17991%34%
Chester, PA34,00736%47%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Huntington Station, NY34,00568%0%
Vestavia Hills, AL34,06195%39%
Cottonwood Heights, UT33,93281%20%
Pekin, IL33,92887%27%
San Dimas, CA33,89664%7%
Chester, PA34,00736%47%
Source: The Chester, PA 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.