Chester Academy



Chester Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester Academy Students by Grade
PK 8
K 36
1 35
2 56
3 51
4 74
5 63
6 71
7 76
8 91
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chester Academy is a public elementary school located in Chester, NH in the Chester School District. It enrolls 561 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chester Academy is the 20th largest public school in New Hampshire and the 16,186th largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 561
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.3

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Chester Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 291
(52%)
291
(52%)
 Female 270
(48%)
270
(48%)

Chester Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 524
(93%)
524
(93%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
16
(3%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chester Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 497
(89%)
497
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 49
(9%)
49
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 281 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Chester Academy is ranked 151st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 29.2%. 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 Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 693
2006 686
2007 650
2008 629
2009 636
2010 615
2011 568
2012 561

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.9
2007 14
2008 13.2
2009 13.5
2010 13.3
2011 14
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.028860028860029
2006 0.059766763848396
2007 0.064615384615385
2008 0.081081081081081
2009 0.099056603773585
2010 0.11056910569106
2011 0.10739436619718
2012 0.11408199643494

Compare Chester Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,155.6% 11.6:1
 
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.4%
 
State Average 29.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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