Chester Elementary School



Chester Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 21
1 28
2 30
3 27
4 27
5 35
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 211 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chester Elementary School is the 587th largest public school in Connecticut and the 47,889th largest nationally. It has 9.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 211
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.2

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former CES Alumni

Chester Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 122
(58%)
122
(58%)
 Male 89
(42%)
89
(42%)

Chester Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 187
(89%)
187
(89%)
 Two or More 10
(5%)
10
(5%)
 Hispanic 8
(4%)
8
(4%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chester Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 176
(83%)
176
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(10%)
22
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(6%)
13
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Chester Elementary School is ranked 511th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.6%) is lower than the state average of 41.1%. 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
2013 228
2014 219
2015 211

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
2013 N/A
2014 9.6
2015 9.5

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
2013 0.12719298245614
2014 0.15981735159817
2015 0.16587677725118

Compare Chester Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
950.0% 9.5:1
 
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.6%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Chester Elementary School
Chester, CT
Public KG - 06 211 9.5:1  
Deep River Elementary School
Deep River, CT
Public KG - 06 304 8.5:1 2 miles
Essex Elementary School
Centerbrook, CT
Public PK - 06 417 9.9:1 5 miles
Haddam-Killingworth Middle School
Killingworth, CT
Public 05 - 08 746 12.3:1 6 miles
Burr District Elementary School
Higganum, CT
Public PK - 04 278 11.1:1 6 miles
East Haddam Elementary School
Moodus, CT
Public PK - 03 309 11.9:1 7 miles
Lyme Consolidated School
Lyme, CT
Public KG - 05 204 11.2:1 7 miles
Killingworth Elementary School
Higganum, CT
Public KG - 04 256 11.1:1 7 miles
Nathan Hale-Ray Middle School
Moodus, CT
Public 04 - 08 431 10.8:1 8 miles
The Children'S Tree Montessori School
Old Saybrook, CT
Private PK - 06 63 10:1 8 miles
Westbrook Middle School
Westbrook, CT
Public 05 - 08 227 7.2:1 8 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2019. ElementarySchools.org.