Chester Elementary School



Chester Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 32
1 27
2 34
3 38
4 38
5 39
6 43
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chester Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chester, CT in the Chester School District. It enrolls 251 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chester Elementary School is the 566th largest public school in Connecticut and the 45,053rd largest nationally.

Total Students: 251
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Chester Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 135
(54%)
135
(54%)
 Male 116
(46%)
116
(46%)

Chester Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 235
(94%)
235
(94%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
8
(3%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chester Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 222
(88%)
222
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(10%)
24
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Chester Elementary School is ranked 516th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.6%) is lower than the state average of 40.2%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 322
2006 335
2007 341
2008 319
2009 299
2010 275
2011 260
2012 251

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13
2007 11.4
2008 10.1
2009 10.2
2010 10
2011 10.3
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.027950310559006
2006 0.047761194029851
2007 0.052785923753666
2008 0.06269592476489
2009 0.090301003344482
2010 0.10545454545455
2011 0.11923076923077
2012 0.11553784860558

Compare Chester Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.6%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 251 -1:1  
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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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