Chester High School



Chester High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 68
10 86
11 64
12 76

Chester High School is a public high school of the Chester Community Unit School District 139 located in Chester, IL. It has 294 students in grades 9th through 12th. Chester High School is the 476th largest public high school in Illinois and the 14,842nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.9 to 1.

Total Students: 294
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,842nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 476th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 187th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 391st out of 828

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Chester High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 147
(50%)
147
(50%)
 Female 147
(50%)
147
(50%)

Chester High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 271
(92%)
271
(92%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
13
(4%)
 Black 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chester High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 185
(63%)
185
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 89
(30%)
89
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
20
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Chester High School is ranked 487th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 46.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Chester High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 351
2006 354
2007 339
2008 352
2009 283
2010 336
2011 343
2012 335
2013 327
2014 333
2015 294

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 15.4
2007 14.7
2008 11.7
2009 9.8
2010 12.9
2011 14.3
2012 9.3
2013 14.2
2014 12.8
2015 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25071225071225
2006 0.24011299435028
2007 0.27728613569322
2008 0.29545454545455
2009 0.43462897526502
2010 0.2827380952381
2011 0.3002915451895
2012 0.31044776119403
2013 0.36697247706422
2014 0.40840840840841
2015 0.37074829931973

Compare Chester High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.1%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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