Avg. test scores 13%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 10%

Chester school information

IndexChesterNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores56%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools24,06079,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chester are 13% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Chester
  • 89.6% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade
  • 89.6% of people in Chester have completed high school
  • 27.3% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Chester

      IndexChesterNew YorkNational
      Completed 8th grade89.6%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school89.6%82.1%83.0%
      Completed some college65.6%59.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree38.6%43.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.3%34.7%30.3%
      Completed masters8.6%15.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.5%1.5%1.3%

      Chester, NY School Districts

      • Chester Union Free School District

      There are a total of 2 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, NY schools is 56%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Chester, NY, an average of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Woodbury CDP, NY8,54973%49%
      Tuxedo Park, NY58473%48%
      Warwick, NY6,77765%33%
      Kiryas Joel, NY21,66565%31%
      Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY2,93162%26%
      Chester, NY3,89656%13%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Port Reading, NJ3,89632%35%
      Belleville, MI3,89631%37%
      Montesano, WA3,89756%13%
      Park Rapids, MN3,89843%12%
      Aumsville, OR3,89949%0%
      Chester, NY3,89656%13%
      Source: The Chester, NY 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.