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Avg. test scores 74%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 34%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Chatham, VA School Districts

      • Pittsylvania County Public Schools

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Chatham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chatham, VA schools is 86%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Chatham, VA, an average of 84.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

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

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Elsie, MI1,19730%39%
      Grantsburg, WI1,19645%9%
      Papaikou, HI1,19837%25%
      Falling Water, TN1,19862%26%
      Thornville, OH1,19681%64%
      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.