Chesapeake school information

IndexChesapeakeWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores37%39%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a50979,221
Total private schools111524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Chesapeake, WV educational system consists of n/a public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chesapeake public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 6% lower than than the West Virginia average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chesapeake public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.7% have completed high school, 8.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Chesapeake are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Chesapeake.
  • 77.6% of people in Chesapeake have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.7% of people in Chesapeake have completed high school.
  • 8.3% of people in Chesapeake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chesapeake

IndexChesapeakeWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade77.6%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school74.7%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college33.9%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.8%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.3%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters1.8%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pinch, WV2,82662%26%
Comfort, WV24252%6%
Cross Lanes, WV9,89947%4%
Charleston, WV50,21045%8%
South Charleston, WV13,18243%13%
Chesapeake, WV1,57037%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Vernon Valley, NJ1,57037%25%
Sardis City, AL1,57040%18%
Archer City, TX1,57180%62%
Hartford, IL1,56912%75%
Oblong, IL1,57132%35%
Chesapeake, WV1,57037%25%
Source: The Chesapeake, WV 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.