Chester school information

IndexChesterWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores29%40%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools450979,235
Total private schoolsn/a11524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chester are 57% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Chester.
  • 83.1% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Chester have completed high school.
  • 10.7% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • A. T. Allison Elementary School600 Railroad StreetGrades: KG - 04Students: 425 · Ratio: 17:129

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Education level achieved in Chester

IndexChesterWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%80.4%83.8%
Completed high school82.7%77.8%82.4%
Completed some college47.0%43.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%25.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors10.7%18.7%29.3%
Completed masters3.7%7.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.0%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%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.
Beaver, PA4,47987%28%
Lisbon, OH2,78279%15%
Midland, PA2,60878%14%
Industry, PA1,91477%14%
Wellsville, OH3,49375%10%
Chester, WV2,56429%57%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Walters, OK2,56486%25%
Sale Creek, TN2,56458%15%
Odem, TX2,56389%30%
Blasdell, NY2,56571%4%
Ludowici, GA2,56387%27%
Chester, WV2,56429%57%
Source: The Chester, WV 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.