Education

Carrying a tradition of academic excellence, Chesapeake provides access to the best public and private educational resources. The Chesapeake City Public Schools Division is credited with producing top-notch students excelling in academics, athletics and extra-curricular activities. Graduates regularly attend some of the world’s most prominent colleges and universities and land in the nation’s top career fields.

Average SAT Scores (2014-2015)
Critical Reading Math Writing
Chesapeake Public Schools 504 502 483
National 495 511 484

Educational partners in Chesapeake

  • Chesapeake Public Schools
  • Chesapeake Center for Science & Technology
  • Tidewater Community College
  • The Grassfield Technology Academy

Regional Four-year Colleges and Universities

  • Christopher Newport University
  • College of William and Mary
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Hampton University
  • Norfolk State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Regent University
  • Virginia Wesleyan College

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