Chester 01 School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 12 public schools in Chester 01 School District, serving 5,301 students.
  • Public school in Chester 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
  • The top ranked public schools in Chester 01 School District are Lewisville High School, Chester Senior High School and Lewisville Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameChester 01 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.chester.k12.sc.us/
School District Phone Number(803)385-6122
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SC)
# of Schools12 Schools1,264 Schools
# of Students5,301 Students776,779 Students
# of Teachers384 Teachers51,746 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Comparison

  • Chester 01 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 84 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 73% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chester 01  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chester 01  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chester 01  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.570.62
# of American Indian Students17 Students2,539 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students36 Students12,336 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students120 Students73,525 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
9%
# of Black Students2,472 Students261,201 Students
% Black Students
47%
34%
# of White Students2,486 Students394,347 Students
% White Students
47%
51%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student1,049 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students169 Students31,619 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:21326,556
# of Students in Kindergarten:38455,336
# of Students in 1st Grade:40757,187
# of Students in 2nd Grade:40057,012
# of Students in 3rd Grade:41160,332
# of Students in 4th Grade:44060,891
# of Students in 5th Grade:46761,385
# of Students in 6th Grade:38659,110
# of Students in 7th Grade:37257,851
# of Students in 8th Grade:37857,025
# of Students in 9th Grade:43963,494
# of Students in 10th Grade:35757,753
# of Students in 11th Grade:34352,720
# of Students in 12th Grade:30450,127
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,239 is higher than the state average of $10,235. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,879 is less than the state average of $10,515. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SC)
Total Revenue$57 MM$39 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chester 01  School District and average revenue for each school distric in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$55 MM$40 MM
This chart display total spending of Chester 01  School District and average spending for each school distric in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,239$10,235
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chester 01  School District and average revenue per public school student in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,879$10,515
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chester 01  School District and average spending per public school student in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Chester 01 School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Academy For Teaching And Learning Charter School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    109 Hinton Street
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803)385-6334

    Grades: K-8 | 346 students
  • Chester County Career Center Vocational School
    1324 J. A. Cochran Bypass
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803)377-1991

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Chester Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1014 Mccandless Road
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803)377-8192

    Grades: 6-8 | 550 students
  • Chester Park Elementary School For The Arts Math: 30% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    835-a Lancaster Highway
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803)581-7279

    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
  • Chester Park Elementary School Of Literacy And Technology Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    835-b Lancaster Highway
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803)581-7275

    Grades: PK-5 | 475 students
  • Chester Park School Elementary Of Inquiry Math: 28% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    835 Lancaster Highway
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803)581-7282

    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
  • Chester Senior High School Math: 45% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1330 J. A. Cochran Bypass
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803)377-3161

    Grades: 9-12 | 893 students
  • Great Falls Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    301 Dearborn Street
    Great Falls, SC 29055
    (803)482-2214

    Grades: PK-5 | 428 students
  • Great Falls High School Math: 14% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    409 Sunset Avenue
    Great Falls, SC 29055
    (803)482-2210

    Grades: 6-12 | 368 students
  • Lewisville Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4006 Lewisville High School Ro
    Richburg, SC 29729
    (803)789-5164

    Grades: PK-5 | 623 students
  • Lewisville High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3971 Lewisville High School Ro
    Richburg, SC 29729
    (803)789-5131

    Grades: 9-12 | 366 students
  • Lewisville Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3595 Lancaster Highway
    Richburg, SC 29729
    (803)789-5858

    Grades: 6-8 | 293 students
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