Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts

  • Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts serves 482 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

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Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts's student population of 482 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#913 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
42%
34%
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White
47%
52%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.600.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChester 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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