Chesterton Elementary School

7335 Wheatley St.
San Diego, CA 92111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Chesterton Elementary School serves 434 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Chesterton Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Chesterton Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Chesterton Elementary School's student population of 434 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Chesterton Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Chesterton Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1097 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
28%
12%
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Hispanic
26%
54%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
27%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.770.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chesterton Elementary School is Kearny College Connections (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is San Diego Cooperative Charter (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego Kearny College Connections Magnet School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 397 students
    0.3 miles
    1954 Komet Way
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 496-8370
    0.3 9-12 397
  • San Diego Kearny Digital Media & Design Magnet School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
    0.3 miles
    1954 Komet Way
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 496-8370
    0.3 9-12 406
  • San Diego Kearny Eng Innov & Design Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 336 students
    0.3 miles
    1954 Komet Way
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 496-8370
    0.3 9-12 336
  • San Diego Kearny Sct Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 379 students
    0.3 miles
    1954 Komet Way
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 496-8370
    0.3 9-12 379
  • San Diego San Diego Cooperative Charter Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 465 students
    0.3 miles
    7260 Linda Vista Rd.
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 496-1613
    0.3 K-8 465

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