Chester Senior High School

1330 J. A. Cochran Bypass

Chester, SC 29706-2184

Grades: 9-12

878 students

Chester Senior High School serves 878 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Chester Senior High School operates within the Chester 01 School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is equal to the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 878 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 878 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 15:1
Black
57%
36%
White
42%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.50 0.41
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.
57%
52%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,691 students has grown by 30% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,755 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,527 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Chester 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
7
Number of Students Managed 7,691 4,140
Graduation Rate 66% 66%
District Total Revenue $62 MM $37 MM
District Spending $61 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,755 $9,170
District Spending / Student $10,527 $10,604
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChesterChester County Career Center
    Vocational School
    1324 J. A. Cochran Bypass
    ChesterSC 29706
    (803)377-1991
    Vocational School

    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • ChesterAcademy For Teaching And Learning
    Charter School
    109 Hinton St
    ChesterSC 29706
    (803)385-6334
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 330 students                      
  • ChesterChester Park Elementary Of Inquiry
    835 Lancaster Hwy
    ChesterSC 29706
    (803)581-7282
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 466 students                      
  • ChesterChester Park Elementary School For The Arts
    835 Lancaster Hwy
    ChesterSC 29706
    (803)581-7279
    2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 610 students                      
  • ChesterChester Park Elementary School Of Literacy And Tec
    835 Lancaster Hwy
    ChesterSC 29706
    (803)581-7275
    2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 445 students                      

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