Chester County Junior High School

  • Chester County Junior High School serves 640 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Chester County Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Chester County Junior High School's student population of 640 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chester County Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Chester County Junior High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#805 out of 1684 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
15%
22%
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White
79%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chester County Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.360.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChester County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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