Avg. test scores 27%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 42%

Chester school information

Average Test Scores36%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:120:116:1
Total public schools38,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chester are 27% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Chester
  • 88.7% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade
  • 88.6% of people in Chester have completed high school
  • 17.6% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Chester

      Completed 8th grade88.7%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school88.6%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college66.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree23.1%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.6%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters2.1%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

      Chester, CA School Districts

      • Plumas Unified School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Chester. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chester, CA schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Chester, CA, an average of 88.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Westwood, CA1,68522%56%
      Chester, CA2,19536%27%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Deenwood, GA2,19542%16%
      Jones Creek, TX2,19572%46%
      Bohners Lake, WI2,19565%31%
      Herington, KS2,19432%35%
      Mackinaw, IL2,19647%5%
      Chester, CA2,19536%27%
      Source: The Chester, CA 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.