Chester Public Schools

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(2)
Middle Schools
(1)
Elementary
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There are 2 public schools in Chester, WV, serving 1,037 students.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the West Virginia state average of 8%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the state average of 14:1.

Chester, West Virginia

  • School Location Students Grades
  • ChesterA. T. Allison Elementary School
    600 Railroad St
    ChesterWV26034
    (304)387-1915
    432 students | Gr. KG-4
  • Chester
    Oak Glen Middle School
    39 Golden Bear Dr
    ChesterWV26034
    (304)387-2363
    605 students | Gr. 5-8

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Recent Public School Articles
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Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Chester, WV public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.00, which is lower than the West Virginia average of 0.13. The most diverse school in Chester is Elizabeth Scott Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or in the USA.