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Avg. test scores 62%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 0%

Chesapeake school information

IndexChesapeakeVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores79%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools491,59679,221
Total private schools2155324,874
Total post-secondary schools31997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chesapeake are 62% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 49 public schools in Chesapeake
  • 87.5% of people in Chesapeake have completed 8th grade
  • 86.8% of people in Chesapeake have completed high school
  • 30.4% of people in Chesapeake have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Chesapeake

      IndexChesapeakeVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.5%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school86.8%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college65.4%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.7%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors30.4%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters11.0%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%

      Chesapeake, VA School Districts

      • Chesapeake City Public Schools

      There are a total of 49 public schools, 21 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Chesapeake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chesapeake, VA schools is 79%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Chesapeake, VA, an average of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Portsmouth, VA96,07173%48%
      Norfolk, VA245,72469%39%
      Chesapeake, VA233,19479%62%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Irving, TX232,01371%43%
      Scottsdale, AZ234,49553%8%
      Garland, TX234,81072%47%
      Hialeah, FL235,62650%2%
      Baton Rouge, LA228,69457%15%
      Chesapeake, VA233,19479%62%
      Source: The Chesapeake, 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.