Chester Middle School



Chester Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 174
7 192
8 197
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chester Middle School is a public elementary school located in Chester, SC in the Chester 01 School District. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 39

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Chester Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 288
(51%)
2,033
(51%)
 Female 275
(49%)
1,943
(49%)

Chester Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 360
(64%)
1,828
(46%)
 White 169
(30%)
1,876
(47%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
149
(4%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
90
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Chester Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 430
(76%)
2,797
(70%)
 Not Eligible 101
(18%)
986
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(6%)
193
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Chester Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.1%) is higher than the state average of 62.8%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 854
2006 812
2007 716
2008 676
2009 644
2010 614
2011 636
2012 661
2013 652
2014 606
2015 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 10.7
2007 11.9
2008 10.9
2009 15
2010 16.6
2011 16.7
2012 15.7
2013 16.7
2014 14.5
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66978922716628
2006 0.69334975369458
2007 0.68715083798883
2008 0.69822485207101
2009 0.75465838509317
2010 0.75895765472313
2011 0.7940251572327
2012 0.81240544629349
2013 0.70092024539877
2014 0.8036303630363
2015 0.82060390763766

Compare Chester Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 82.1%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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