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 2
9 277
10 246
11 253
12 180

Chester High School is a public high school of the Chester-Upland School District located in Chester, PA. It has 958 students in grades 8th through 12th. Chester High School is the 229th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,247th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 958
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 58

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Chester High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 507
(53%)
746
(50%)
 Female 451
(47%)
742
(50%)

Chester High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 818
(85%)
1,296
(87%)
 Hispanic 83
(9%)
123
(8%)
 Two or More 46
(5%)
53
(4%)
 White 11
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chester High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 958
(100%)
1,488
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Chester High School is ranked 45th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 1679
2006 1615
2007 1781
2008 1717
2009 1302
2010 1075
2011 843
2012 960
2013 841
2014 937
2015 958

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 22.1
2007 16.9
2008 23.2
2009 16.7
2010 14.5
2011 13.5
2012 19.1
2013 19
2014 22.1
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6396664681358
2006 0.4656346749226
2007 0.55418304323414
2008 0.53407105416424
2009 0.59831029185868
2010 0.65488372093023
2011 0.62158956109134
2012 0.63333333333333
2013 0.74673008323424
2014 0.77801494130203
2015 1

Compare Chester High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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