Chester High School - Main Campus

200 West 9th St

Chester, PA 19013-4288

Tel: (610)447-3772
Grades: 7-12

843 students

Chester High School - Main Campus serves 843 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Chester High School - Main Campus operates within the Chester-upland School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 843 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 843 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Students by Grade Chester High School - Main Campus Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Hispanic
10%
8%
Black
88%
16%
All Ethnic Groups Chester High School - Main Campus Sch Ethnicity Chester High School - Main Campus 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.
0.22 0.23
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.
60%
34%
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.
1%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,157 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Chester-upland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,157 1,682
Graduation Rate 74% 88%
Chester-upland   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $107 MM $21 MM
Chester-upland   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $108 MM $20 MM
Chester-upland   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,918 $12,476
Chester-upland   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,000 $11,944
Chester-upland   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chester High School - Crozier Allied Health Campus (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northley Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chester Community Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChesterChester Community Charter School
    Charter School
    302 East 5th St
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)447-0400
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 3017 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ChesterColumbus Elementary School
    320 West 10th St
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)447-3801
    0.5 mi | 626 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChesterWidener Partnership Charter School
    Charter School
    1450 Edgemont Ave
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)872-1358
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 341 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • ChesterChester Upland School Of Arts
    501 West 9th St
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)447-3777
    0.6 mi | 322 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ChesterChester High School - Crozier Allied Health Campus
    1100 West 10th St
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)447-3660
    0.8 mi | 298 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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