Chester Elementary School

  • Chester Elementary School serves 205 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Chester Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Chester Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Chester Elementary School's student population of 205 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students205 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Chester Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chester Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Chester Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#101 out of 951 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Chester Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chester Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
89%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chester Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Chester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chester Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.210.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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