Chester Elementary School

158 Aspen St.
Chester, CA 96020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Chester Elementary School serves 163 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 163 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Chester Elementary School's student population of 163 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
163 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Chester Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
45-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
55-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
21:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
66%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Chester Elementary School?
163 students attend Chester Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Chester Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Two or more races, 14% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chester Elementary School?
Chester Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Chester Elementary School offer ?
Chester Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Chester Elementary School part of?
Chester Elementary School is part of Plumas Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 163 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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