Chesterfield Township Elementary School

  • Chesterfield Township Elementary School serves 728 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Chesterfield Township Elementary School operates within the Chesterfield Township School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 728 students has grown by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 728 students
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Chesterfield Township Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Chesterfield Township Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
28%
10%
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
4%
25%
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
5%
16%
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
62%
48%
Chesterfield Township Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Chesterfield Township Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.54 0.42
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
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.
3%
31%
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
1%
5%
Chesterfield Township Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chesterfield Township School District's student population of 728 students has grown by 26% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,978 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,427 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has declined by 44% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 728 954
Chesterfield Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $20 MM
Chesterfield Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $11 MM $20 MM
Chesterfield Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,978 $21,422
Chesterfield Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,427 $21,053
Chesterfield Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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