Chester school information

IndexChesterSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores65%73%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a34079,235
Total private schoolsn/a7624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chester are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Chester.
  • 90.7% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.6% of people in Chester have completed high school.
  • 19.0% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Chester

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  • Chester Area Cyber School - 39Po Box 159Grades: 09 - 12Students: 234 · Ratio: 30:147
  • Chester Elementary -02102 2Nd AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 183 · Ratio: 16:183
  • Chester High School - 01Po Box 159Grades: 09 - 12Students: 111 · Ratio: 12:167
  • Chester Ms - 03Po Box 159Grades: 06 - 08Students: 79 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • High Plains - 06Box 159Grades: 09 - 12Students: 22 · Ratio: 24:1n/a
  • Rustic Acres Elementary - 04Po Box 159Grades: KG - 08Students: 17 · Ratio: 17:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Chester

IndexChesterSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.7%89.0%83.8%
Completed high school85.6%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college51.9%59.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.0%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors19.0%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters0.9%8.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dell Rapids, SD3,68781%19%
Montrose, SD53080%18%
Baltic, SD1,00079%16%
Madison, SD6,83079%15%
Colton, SD74978%15%
Chester, SD30265%4%

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McNeal, AZ30250%27%
Benjamin, TX30291%34%
Imperial, TX30281%19%
Kensington, MN30392%35%
White Lake, WI30374%8%
Chester, SD30265%4%
Source: The Chester, SD 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.