Chester Elementary -02



Chester Elementary -02 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester Elementary -02 Students by Grade
PK 37
K 36
1 22
2 32
3 24
4 23
5 20
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chester Elementary -02 is a public elementary school located in Chester, SD in the Chester Area School District 39-1. It enrolls 194 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chester Elementary -02 is the 124th largest public school in South Dakota and the 48,419th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 194
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.16

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Chester Elementary -02 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 100
(52%)
128
(46%)
 Male 94
(48%)
153
(54%)

Chester Elementary -02 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 189
(97%)
276
(98%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
3
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chester Elementary -02 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 145
(75%)
218
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 33
(17%)
40
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(8%)
23
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Chester Elementary -02 is ranked 165th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester Elementary -02 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.3%) is lower than the state average of 43.5%. 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 -02 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 157
2006 163
2007 169
2008 200
2009 199
2010 183
2011 189
2012 194

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 16.3
2007 14.6
2008 15.5
2009 17.4
2010 16
2011 16.5
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29936305732484
2006
2007 0.25443786982249
2008 0.275
2009 0.22110552763819
2010 0.33333333333333
2011 0.32275132275132
2012 0.25257731958763

Compare Chester Elementary -02 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.3%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
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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