Chester Elementary



Chester Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 28
1 28
2 29
3 25
4 27
5 16
6 28
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chester Elementary is a public elementary school located in Chester, CA in the Plumas Unf School District. It enrolls 181 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chester Elementary is the 5,544th largest public school in California and the 49,066th largest nationally. It has 22.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 181
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,066th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,544th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,803rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,588th out of 6,159

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Chester Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 91
(50%)
594
(49%)
 Female 90
(50%)
630
(51%)

Chester Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 150
(83%)
948
(77%)
 Hispanic 18
(10%)
147
(12%)
 Two or More 8
(4%)
44
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
54
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
23
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chester Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(46%)
586
(48%)
 Not Eligible 69
(38%)
467
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(15%)
171
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Chester Elementary is ranked 4,649th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 258
2006 277
2007 243
2008 247
2009 236
2010 268
2011 N/A
2012 181

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 19.8
2007 17.4
2008 20.6
2009 19.7
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 22.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37984496124031
2006 0.42599277978339
2007 0.49794238683128
2008 0.42105263157895
2009 0.40677966101695
2010 0.40298507462687
2011
2012 0.61878453038674

Compare Chester Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,220.0% 22.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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Public KG - 06 181 22.2:1  
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Public KG - 12 152 20.3:1 12 miles
Fletcher Walker Elementary
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Public KG - 07 134 16.8:1 12 miles
Indian Valley Elementary
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Public KG - 06 162 20.2:1 19 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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