Chester Community Charter School

Tel: (610)447-0400
Grades: KG-8

3,017 students

Chester Community Charter School serves 3,017 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Chester Community Charter School operates within the Chester Community Charter School District.

Overview

The student population of 3017 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 183 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 3,017 students
Chester Community Charter School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 183 teachers
Chester Community Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Chester Community Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Chester Community Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
9%
8%
Chester Community Charter School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
87%
16%
Chester Community Charter School Black (1999-2012)
White
1%
71%
Chester Community Charter School White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Chester Community Charter School Sch Ethnicity Chester Community Charter School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.24 0.83
Chester Community Charter School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
78%
34%
Chester Community Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
3%
6%
Chester Community Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,017 students has grown by 26% over five years.
School District Name Chester Community Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 3,017 1,682
Chester Community Charter  School District Number of Students Managed (1999-2012)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $21 MM
District Spending $34 MM $20 MM
Chester Community Charter  School District Spending (1999-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,765 $12,476
Chester Community Charter  School District Revenue / Student (1999-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,438 $11,944
Chester Community Charter  School District Spending / Student (1999-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chester High School - Main Campus (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Northley Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbus Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Delaware County, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.22, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.83. The most diverse school district in Delaware County is Walton Central School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.