Chester Elementary



Chester Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 31
1 35
2 36
3 27
4 26
5 30
6 29
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 Unified School District. It enrolls 214 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chester Elementary is the 5,523rd largest public school in California and the 47,724th largest nationally. It has 23.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 214
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,724th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,523rd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,733rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,589th out of 6,257

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Chester Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 109
(51%)
669
(50%)
 Female 105
(49%)
676
(50%)

Chester Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 184
(86%)
1,018
(76%)
 Hispanic 18
(8%)
179
(13%)
 Two or More 9
(4%)
64
(5%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
50
(4%)

Chester Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 114
(53%)
652
(48%)
 Not Eligible 77
(36%)
537
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(11%)
156
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Chester Elementary is ranked 4,541st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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
2013 204
2014 231
2015 214

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
2013 24
2014 23.1
2015 23.8

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
2013 0.57352941176471
2014 0.4978354978355
2015 0.64018691588785

Compare Chester Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,380.0% 23.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 64.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Chester Elementary
Chester, CA
Public KG - 06 214 23.8:1  
Westwood Charter
Westwood, CA
Public KG - 12 198 18.9:1 12 miles
Fletcher Walker Elementary
Westwood, CA
Public KG - 06 108 27:1 12 miles
Indian Valley Elementary
Greenville, CA
Public KG - 06 120 20:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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