Chester High School

232 West 9th St

Chester, PA 19013-4288

Tel: (610)447-3700
Grades 9-12
841 students
Chester High School serves 841 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Chester High School operates within the Chester-upland School District.
Chester-upland School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 841 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 841 students
Chester High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Chester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Chester High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Chester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Chester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
10%
9%
Chester High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
90%
15%
Chester High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.18 0.24
Chester High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
38%
Chester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Chester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Chester-upland School District's student population of 2,985 students has decreased by 29% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The revenue/student of $24,776 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $24,699 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Chester-upland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 2,985 1,514
Chester-upland   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 89%
Chester-upland   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $21 MM
Chester-upland   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $109 MM $20 MM
Chester-upland   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $24,776 $12,967
Chester-upland   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $24,699 $12,300
Chester-upland   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Stem At Showalter High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chester Cs For The Arts (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chester Community Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChesterChester Community Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 3126 students
    0.3 miles
    302 East 5th St
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)447-0400
    0.3KG-83126
  • ChesterChester Upland School Of Arts
    Grades: PK-5 | 333 students
    0.6 miles
    501 West 9th St
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)447-3777
    0.6PK-5333
  • ChesterWidener Partnership Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 411 students
    0.6 miles
    1450 Edgemont Ave
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)872-1358
    0.6KG-8411
  • ChesterStem At Showalter High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 662 students
    0.8 miles
    1100 West 10th St
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)447-3401
    0.88-12662
  • BrookhavenMain Street School
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    1 miles
    704 Main St
    BrookhavenPA 19015
    (610)447-3685
    1PK-5347

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