Chester School District

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For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public school serving 205 students in Chester School District. Chester School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public school in Chester School District is Chester Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public school in Chester School District have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 82% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameChester School District
School District Phone Number(860) 526-2417
School District Grades OfferedKG - 06
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
# of Schools1 School1,030 Schools
# of Students205 Students519,520 Students
# of Teachers24 Teachers42,516 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1

District Comparison

Chester School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 198 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#16 out of 201 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Chester   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chester   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chester   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.200.64
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,370 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1 Student26,997 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# of Hispanic Students9 Students127,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
25%
# of Black Students3 Students65,685 Students
% Black Students
2%
13%
# of White Students183 Students280,236 Students
% White Students
89%
54%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a640 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students9 Students16,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 14,219
# of Students in Kindergarten:3135,897
# of Students in 1st Grade:3436,454
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2636,436
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2737,652
# of Students in 4th Grade:2838,502
# of Students in 5th Grade:3039,829
# of Students in 6th Grade:2939,247
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 39,751
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 39,847
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 42,608
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 40,348
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 39,804
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 38,926
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $25,410 is higher than the state median of $22,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,063 is higher than the state median of $20,069. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CT)
Total Revenue$5 MM$33 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chester   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$5 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Chester   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$25,410$22,339
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chester   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$25,063$20,069
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chester   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Chester School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Chester Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    23 Ridge Rd.
    Chester, CT 06412
    (860) 526-5797

    Grades: K-6 | 205 students
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