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Chesapeake Public Schools

Contact info is sourced from our partners at MDR Education, and DonorsChoose updates our site ahead of each school year.
  • (757) 547-0153
  • 312 Cedar Rd
  • Chesapeake, VA-5514
  • Website
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About this district

Chesapeake Public Schools is a public school district in Virginia. They serve 39,722 students across 47 schools, and its teachers have had 1,972 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Schools
    47
  • Students
    39,722
  • Teachers
    2,681

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Chesapeake Public Schools Demographics

42%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
44%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Chesapeake Public Schools Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Chesapeake Public Schools had a total revenue of $501.5 million in the 2016-17 school year. 45.9% came from local sources, 48.0% from state sources, and 6.1% from federal sources.

Chesapeake Public Schools had a per-pupil revenue of $12,626 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 45.9% came from local sources, 48.0% from state sources, and 6.1% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Chesapeake Public Schools Support on DonorsChoose Last updated May 24, 2024

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Chesapeake Public Schools

$1.3 million
raised using DonorsChoose
1,972
projects funded
639
teachers funded
6,333
donors
156
projects for basic supplies
313
projects for technology
325
projects for books
73
projects for art supplies

Chesapeake Public Schools has received support from 3,630 individuals from Virginia and 2,703 individuals out-of-state.