Chestertown school information

IndexChestertownMarylandNational
Average Test Scores21%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools21,16379,221
Total private schools367424,874
Total post-secondary schools11127,963
The Chestertown, MD educational system consists of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Chestertown public schools have average test scores of 21% which is 49% lower than than the Maryland average and 57% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chestertown public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.9% have completed high school, 38.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Chestertown are 57% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Chestertown.
  • 84.7% of people in Chestertown have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.9% of people in Chestertown have completed high school.
  • 38.9% of people in Chestertown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chestertown

IndexChestertownMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade84.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.9%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters18.9%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.5%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.1%2.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Chestertown (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Centreville, MD4,53857%16%
Butlertown, MD33456%13%
Joppatowne, MD12,53442%14%
Edgewood, MD26,30338%23%
Cecilton, MD1,03637%25%
Chestertown, MD5,12221%57%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Glencoe, AL5,12248%3%
Avondale, LA5,12360%22%
Port Allen, LA5,12360%23%
Three Points, AZ5,12419%61%
Carlisle, OH5,12584%70%
Chestertown, MD5,12221%57%
Source: The Chestertown, MD 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.