Chester Senior High School

Chester Senior High School serves 827 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Chester Senior High School operates within the Chester 01 School District.
Chester 01 School District's 69% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 827 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 827 students
Chester Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Chester Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Chester Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Chester Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Chester Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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.
0.49 0.41
Chester Senior 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.
59%
51%
Chester Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
4%
6%
Chester Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Chester 01 School District's student population of 5,439 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,999 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,648 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Chester 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
8
Number of Students Managed 5,439 4,192
Chester 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 67%
Chester 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $38 MM
Chester 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $55 MM $39 MM
Chester 01 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,999 $9,366
Chester 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,648 $9,666
Chester 01 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Chester County Career Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chester Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy For Teaching And Learning (0.8 miles away)
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