Chesterton Elementary



Chesterton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chesterton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 88
2 91
3 92
4 75
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chesterton Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Diego, CA in the San Diego Unf School District. It enrolls 500 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chesterton Elementary is the 3,353rd largest public school in California and the 21,524th largest nationally. It has 21.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,524th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,353rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,364th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,445th out of 6,159

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Chesterton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 265
(53%)
47,483
(51%)
 Female 235
(47%)
45,196
(49%)

Chesterton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 145
(29%)
21,189
(23%)
 Asian 130
(26%)
12,272
(13%)
 Hispanic 124
(25%)
43,636
(47%)
 Two or More 57
(11%)
5,395
(6%)
 Black 41
(8%)
9,386
(10%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
242
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
559
(1%)

Chesterton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 193
(39%)
31,721
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 169
(34%)
8,085
(9%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 138
(28%)
52,873
(57%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Chesterton Elementary is ranked 2,766th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chesterton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.4%) 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.

Chesterton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 561
2006 517
2007 530
2008 507
2009 507
2010 515
2011 519
2012 500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 18.5
2007 18.3
2008 19.1
2009 21.1
2010 N/A
2011 22
2012 21.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5650623885918
2006 0.70986460348162
2007 0.55283018867925
2008 0.61932938856016
2009 0.59368836291913
2010 0.66601941747573
2011 0.40655105973025
2012 0.614

Compare Chesterton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,120.0% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 61.4%
 

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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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