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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools in Chester, SC, serving 3,223 students. Chester has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
Chester, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Chester have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Carolina public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Chester, SC are Chester Senior High School, Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts and Chester Park Elementary School Of Literacy And Technology. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Top Chester, SC Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Chester Senior High School Math: 45% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1330 J. A. Cochran Bypass
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803) 377-3161

    Grades: 9-12 | 893 students
  • Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts Math: 30% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    835-a Lancaster Highway
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803) 581-7279

    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
  • Chester Park Elementary School Of Literacy And Technology Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    835-b Lancaster Highway
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803) 581-7275

    Grades: PK-5 | 475 students
  • Academy For Teaching And Learning Charter School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    109 Hinton Street
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803) 385-6334

    Grades: K-8 | 346 students
  • Chester Park School Elementary Of Inquiry Math: 28% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    835 Lancaster Highway
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803) 581-7282

    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
  • Chester Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1014 Mccandless Road
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803) 377-8192

    Grades: 6-8 | 550 students
  • Chester County Career Center Vocational School
    1324 J. A. Cochran Bypass
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803) 377-1991

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
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