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
  • 62% of Chesapeake educators have advanced degrees (2014-2015)

  • 74.5% of public high school graduates attend two- or four-year colleges (graduating classes 2012-2015)

  • Annual dropout rate for grades 7-12 is .60% (2015-2016)–lowest in Hampton Roads

  • Expenditure per pupil: $10,599 (2014-2015)

  • 100% SOL Accredited

  • 2017 Virginia Teacher of the Year awarded to Chesapeake teacher

Regional Four-year Colleges and Universities

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

Educational Partners