Chester High School

Tel: (610)447-3700
  • Chester High School serves 937 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Chester High School operates within the Chester-upland School District.
  • Chester-upland School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 937 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students937 students
Chester High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Chester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Chester High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeChester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
Chester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
10%
10%
Chester High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
90%
15%
Chester High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
68%
Chester High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsChester High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.180.51
Chester High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
77%
41%
Chester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Chester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Chester-upland School District's student population of 3,343 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $34,856 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $34,748 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District NameChester-upland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed3,3431,497
Chester-upland School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate58%89%
Chester-upland School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$110 MM$21 MM
Chester-upland School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$109 MM$20 MM
Chester-upland School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$34,856$12,967
Chester-upland School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$34,748$12,300
Chester-upland School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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