Chester-upland School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Chester-upland School District serving 3,118 students in Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Chester-upland School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Chester Chester High School
    232 West 9th St
    Chester, PA 19013
    (610)447-3700

    Grades: 8-12 | 958 students
  • Chester Chester Upland School Of Arts
    501 West 9th St
    Chester, PA 19013
    (610)447-3777

    Grades: PK-6 | 493 students
  • Brookhaven Main Street School
    704 Main St
    Brookhaven, PA 19015
    (610)447-3685

    Grades: PK-6 | 406 students
  • Chester Stem At Showalter High School
    1100 West 10th Street
    Chester, PA 19013
    (610)447-3401

    Grades: 7-12 | 530 students
  • Chester Stetser Elementary School
    808 E 17th St
    Chester, PA 19013
    (610)447-3795

    Grades: PK-6 | 244 students
  • Chester Twp Toby Farms Intermediate School
    201 Bridgewater Road
    Chester Twp, PA 19045
    (610)447-3815

    Grades: 4-8 | 487 students

Overview

School District NameChester-upland School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,118 students
# of Teachers191 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students1,575 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,543 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.19
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students206 students
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students2,800 students
% Black Students
90%
# of White Students44 students
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students68 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:100
# of Students in Kindergarten:176
# of Students in 1st Grade:200
# of Students in 2nd Grade:178
# of Students in 3rd Grade:183
# of Students in 4th Grade:165
# of Students in 5th Grade:187
# of Students in 6th Grade:166
# of Students in 7th Grade:168
# of Students in 8th Grade:173
# of Students in 9th Grade:388
# of Students in 10th Grade:388
# of Students in 11th Grade:363
# of Students in 12th Grade:283
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Chester-upland School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 60% has increased from 42% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chester-upland School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
60%
86%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $34,856 is higher than the state average of $18,601. The school district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $34,748 is higher than the state average of $18,411. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$110 MM$19 MM
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Spending$109 MM$19 MM
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Revenue / Student$34,856$18,601
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Spending / Student$34,748$18,411
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chester-upland School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Chester-upland School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.19, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.26. The most diverse school in the district is Chester High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.