Chester High School

  • 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • 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 grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 937 students
Chester High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Chester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Chester High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Chester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 15:1
Chester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Chester High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Chester High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.
0.18 0.25
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 (2000-2015)
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 (2001-2013)

District Comparison

  • Chester-upland School District's student population of 3,343 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $37,319 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 63% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $43,565 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 104% over four years.
School District Name Chester-upland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,343 1,497
Chester-upland School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 89%
Chester-upland School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $111 MM $21 MM
Chester-upland School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $130 MM $20 MM
Chester-upland School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $37,319 $13,911
Chester-upland School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $43,565 $13,599
Chester-upland School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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