Chester Middle School - 03

102 2nd Ave
Chester, SD 57016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Chester Middle School - 03 serves 85 students in grades 6-8.
Chester Middle School - 03 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Chester Middle School - 03's student population of 85 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Chester Middle School - 03 is ranked within the top 50% of all 631 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Chester Middle School - 03 is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#304 out of 631 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
1%
3%
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White
98%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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