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Avg. test scores 61%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 12%

Chester school information

IndexChesterVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores79%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools91,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chester are 61% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Chester
  • 86.1% of people in Chester have completed 8th grade
  • 85.3% of people in Chester have completed high school
  • 26.7% of people in Chester have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Chester, VA Schools

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      Education level achieved in Chester

      IndexChesterVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade86.1%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school85.3%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college61.5%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree38.2%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors26.7%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters10.8%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.7%1.3%

      Chester, VA School Districts

      • Chesterfield County Public Schools

      There are a total of 9 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Chester. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chester, VA schools is 79%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Chester, VA, an average of 86.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Enon, VA3,98193%89%
      Woodlake, VA7,17287%76%
      Brandermill, VA13,61685%73%
      Bensley, VA6,03185%73%
      Bon Air, VA16,95784%70%
      Chester, VA22,56479%61%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Anthem, AZ22,57155%12%
      Wadsworth, OH22,57884%72%
      Oak Harbor, WA22,54453%8%
      Horizon West, FL22,53875%51%
      Pelham, AL22,59639%22%
      Chester, VA22,56479%61%
      Source: The Chester, 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.