Chatham school information

IndexChathamVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores86%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools71,59679,221
Total private schools355324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Chatham, VA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chatham public schools have average test scores of 86% which is 10% higher than than the Virginia average and 74% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chatham public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.0% have completed high school, 40.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Chatham are 74% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Chatham.
  • 84.4% of people in Chatham have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.0% of people in Chatham have completed high school.
  • 40.6% of people in Chatham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chatham

IndexChathamVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.4%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college65.7%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.9%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.6%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters20.1%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.1%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Penhook, VA73294%90%
Blairs, VA88584%71%
Mount Hermon, VA4,15983%68%
Gretna, VA1,22978%58%
Chatham, VA1,19786%74%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elsie, MI1,19730%39%
Memphis, MI1,19645%10%
Fayette, IA1,19677%56%
Thompson, ND1,19653%8%
Grantsburg, WI1,19645%9%
Chatham, VA1,19786%74%
Source: The Chatham, VA 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.