Chester Area 39-1 School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 2 public schools managed by Chester Area 39-1 School District serving 123 students in Chester, South Dakota.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the South Dakota state average of 29%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Chester Area 39-1 School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Chester Chester High School - 01
    102 2nd Ave
    Chester, SD 57016
    (605)489-2411

    Grades: 9-12 | 108 students
  • Winfred Graceville Colony - 07
    23843 - 779a Ave
    Winfred, SD 57076
    (605)256-2267

    Grades: K-8 | 15 students

Overview

School District NameChester Area 39-1 School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students123 students
# of Teachers12 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
# of Male Students70 students
% Male Students
57%
# of Female Students53 students
% Female Students
43%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.04
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Studentsn/a
% Hispanic Students
n/a
# of Black Studentsn/a
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students122 students
% White Students
99%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:2
# of Students in 1st Grade:2
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1
# of Students in 3rd Grade:4
# of Students in 4th Grade:1
# of Students in 5th Grade:2
# of Students in 6th Grade: -
# of Students in 7th Grade:2
# of Students in 8th Grade:1
# of Students in 9th Grade:23
# of Students in 10th Grade:30
# of Students in 11th Grade:24
# of Students in 12th Grade:31
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Chester Area 39-1 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 145 school districts in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 50-54% has decreased from 55-59% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chester Area 39-1 School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chester Area 39-1 School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate50-54%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chester Area 39-1 School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,355 in this school district is less than the state average of $11,394. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,276 is less than the state average of $10,920. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
Total Revenue$5 MM$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chester Area 39-1 School District and average revenue for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$6 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Chester Area 39-1 School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,355$11,394
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chester Area 39-1 School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,276$10,920
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chester Area 39-1 School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Chester Area 39-1 School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.04, which is lower than the South Dakota average of 0.26. The most diverse school in the district is Chester High School - 01. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Dakota or national school diversity statistics.