Chester school information

IndexChesterVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores86%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools91,59679,235
Total private schoolsn/a55324,875
Total post-secondary schools11997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chester are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Chester.
  • 86.4% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.7% of people in Chester have completed high school.
  • 27.9% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Chester

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  • C C Wells Elem13101 S. Chester Rd.Grades: PK - 05Students: 698 · Ratio: 23:185
  • C E Curtis Elem3600 W Hundred RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 714 · Ratio: 21:186
  • Carver Middle3800 Cougar TrailGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,122 · Ratio: 19:183
  • Chesterfield Community High12400 Branders Bridge RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 366 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Ecoff Elem5200 Ecoff Ave.Grades: PK - 05Students: 759 · Ratio: 21:183
  • Elizabeth Davis Middle601 Corvus CourtGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,165 · Ratio: 19:187
  • Elizabeth Scott Elem813 Beginners Trail LoopGrades: KG - 05Students: 881 · Ratio: 20:189
  • Enon Elem2001 E. Hundred Rd.Grades: PK - 05Students: 508 · Ratio: 24:193
  • Harrowgate Elem15501 Harrowgate Rd.Grades: PK - 05Students: 492 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Thomas Dale High3626 W. Hundred Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,393 · Ratio: 20:1n/a

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Compare Chester, VA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Chester

IndexChesterVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school84.7%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college59.0%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.6%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.9%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters10.2%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%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.
Bon Air, VA16,85788%30%
Prince George, VA2,01685%24%
Matoaca, VA2,19983%21%
Colonial Heights, VA17,54280%18%
Richmond, VA211,06380%17%
Chester, VA21,35586%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Roselle, NJ21,34855%19%
Albertville, AL21,36383%22%
Portsmouth, NH21,36674%8%
South Lake Tahoe, CA21,39451%25%
Biddeford, ME21,30353%22%
Chester, VA21,35586%27%
Source: The Chester, VA 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.