Chesterfield school information

IndexChesterfieldSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores54%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools493279,221
Total private schoolsn/a36924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Chesterfield, SC educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chesterfield public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 16% higher than than the South Carolina average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chesterfield public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.6% have completed high school, 21.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Chesterfield are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Chesterfield.
  • 72.8% of people in Chesterfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.6% of people in Chesterfield have completed high school.
  • 21.3% of people in Chesterfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chesterfield

IndexChesterfieldSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school69.6%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college39.4%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.1%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Patrick, SC44155%11%
Ruby, SC37347%4%
Cheraw, SC5,79346%8%
Cordova, NC2,12325%49%
Morven, NC45225%50%
Chesterfield, SC1,42654%9%

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Gridley, IL1,42641%16%
Ashley, OH1,42667%36%
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Jonestown, MS1,42720%60%
Dryden, VA1,42775%51%
Chesterfield, SC1,42654%9%
Source: The Chesterfield, SC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.