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Chester school information

Index Chester Illinois National
Average Test Scores27%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chester are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Chester
  • 60.9% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade
  • 57.2% of people in Chester have completed high school
  • 7.8% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Chester

      Index Chester Illinois National
      Completed 8th grade60.9%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school57.2%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college32.0%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree12.8%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors7.8%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters1.8%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.5%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

      Chester, IL School Districts

      • Chester Community Unit School District 139

      There are a total of 2 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Chester. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chester, IL schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Chester, IL, an average of 60.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 57.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Ste. Genevieve, MO4,39659%22.2%
      Perryville, MO8,50041%14.2%
      Evansville, IL76040%17.7%
      Steeleville, IL1,87032%32.8%
      Sparta, IL4,30222%54.2%
      Chester, IL8,26427%43.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Mammoth Lakes, CA8,26343%10.4%
      Orting, WA8,26749%2.3%
      Spotswood, NJ8,25557%18.8%
      Hornell, NY8,27438%20.1%
      Oberlin, OH8,25268%42.3%
      Chester, IL8,26427%43.2%
      Source: The Chester, IL education data displayed above is derived from the 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.