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  • A. T. Allison Elementary School
  • 600 Railroad Street, Chester
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Oak Glen Middle School
  • 39 Golden Bear Drive, Chester
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 598
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Chester school information

IndexChesterWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores50%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools450979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Chester, WV educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chester public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 26% higher than than the West Virginia average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chester public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.5% have completed high school, 5.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Chester

IndexChesterWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade86.5%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college38.5%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.7%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters1.4%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

Chester, WV School Districts

Hancock County School District

There are a total of 4 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, WV schools is 50%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Chester, WV, an average of 86.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Chester schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Chester, WV schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Calcutta, OH3,54382%67%
Lisbon, OH2,74176%55%
Toronto, OH5,08770%42%
Beaver, PA4,44169%39%
Wellsville, OH3,43667%36%
Chester, WV2,58150%1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Williston, NY2,58175%51%
West Branch, IA2,58181%64%
Midland, PA2,58050%2%
Cle Elum, WA2,58051%3%
Moundville, AL2,58046%7%
Chester, WV2,58150%1%
Source: The Chester, 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.