Chester Senior High School

1330 J. A. Cochran Bypass,

Chester, SC, 29706-2184

Tel: (803)377-3161
Grades: 9-12

879 students

Chester Senior High School serves 879 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% 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 879 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 879 students
Chester Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Chester Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Chester Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Chester Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Chester Senior High School Hispanic (2007-2010)
Black
58%
37%
Chester Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
39%
52%
Chester Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Chester Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Chester Senior High 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.
0.52 0.59
Chester Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
59%
51%
Chester Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Chester Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,670 students has grown by 1659% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Chester 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
7
Number of Students Managed 7,670 3,608
Chester 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 66% 66%
Chester 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $37 MM
Chester 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $61 MM $43 MM
Chester 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $141,745 $9,170
Chester 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $138,732 $10,604
Chester 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Chester Park Elementary Of Inquiry (2 miles away)
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