Chester Community Charter School

  • Chester Community Charter School serves 2,964 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Chester Community Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • Chester Community Charter School operates within the Chester Community Charter School District.

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School Overview

  • Chester Community Charter School's student population of 2964 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 202 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students2,964 students
Chester Community Charter School Total Students (2000-2016)
Gender %Chester Community Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers202 teachers
Chester Community Charter School Total Teachers (2000-2016)
Students by GradeChester Community Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Chester Community Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chester Community Charter School is 0.31, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Chester Community Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2016)
Hispanic
13%
10%
Chester Community Charter School Black Students (2000-2016)
Black
82%
15%
Chester Community Charter School Black Students (2000-2016)
White
2%
68%
Chester Community Charter School White Students (1999-2016)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Chester Community Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsChester Community Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.310.26
Chester Community Charter School Diversity Score (2000-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
44%
Chester Community Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
Chester Community Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Chester Community Charter School is Chester Community Charter School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Chester Community Charter School District's student population of 2,964 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,535 in this district is less than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has declined by 35% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,285 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    School District NameChester Community Charter School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1
    3
    Number of Students Managed2,9641,464
    Chester Community Charter School District Students Managed (2000-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    7%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    17%
    62%
    District Total Revenue$32 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$40 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,535$13,048
    District Spending / Student$13,285$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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