Chester school information

IndexChesterSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores58%71%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools693279,235
Total private schools136924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chester are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Chester.
  • 70.8% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.2% of people in Chester have completed high school.
  • 17.4% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Chester

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  • Academy For Teaching And Learning109 Hinton StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 322 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Chester County Career Center1324 J. A. Cochran BypassGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Chester Middle1014 Mccandless RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 614 · Ratio: 17:156
  • Chester Park Elementary Of Inquiry835 Lancaster HighwayGrades: PK - 05Students: 406 · Ratio: 15:159
  • Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts835 Lancaster HighwayGrades: PK - 05Students: 609 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Chester Park Elementary School Of Literacy And Tec835 Lancaster HighwayGrades: PK - 05Students: 501 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Chester Senior High1330 J. A. Cochran BypassGrades: 09 - 12Students: 916 · Ratio: 20:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Chester

IndexChesterSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade70.8%82.1%83.8%
Completed high school68.2%80.6%82.4%
Completed some college34.2%55.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%34.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.4%25.3%29.3%
Completed masters7.3%9.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%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.
Richburg, SC34376%11%
Chester, SC5,54358%15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Germantown, OH5,54588%30%
Yoakum, TX5,54087%28%
Jeanerette, LA5,54754%20%
Elverta, CA5,54747%31%
Buckner, KY5,53969%1%
Chester, SC5,54358%15%
Source: The Chester, SC 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.