Chesterton Elementary School

  • Chesterton Elementary School serves 482 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Chesterton Elementary School operates within the San Diego Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 482 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students482 students
Gender %Chesterton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Students by GradeChesterton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
25%
11%
Hispanic
27%
54%
Black
7%
6%
White
30%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsChesterton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.770.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
9%

District Comparison

  • San Diego Unified School District's student population of 129,518 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,786 in this district is less than the state average of $11,240. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,488 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
229
4
Number of Students Managed129,5181,558
San Diego Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,405 MM$18 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$1,497 MM$18 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,786$11,240
San Diego Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$11,488$11,537
San Diego Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.