Cheston Elementary School

  • Cheston Elementary School serves 597 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Cheston Elementary School's student population of 597 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cheston Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cheston Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2042 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cheston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cheston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
36%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cheston Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
29%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cheston Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
30%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cheston Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cheston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cheston Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.700.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cheston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cheston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEaston Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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