Chester Elementary



Chester Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester Elementary Students by Grade
PK 15
K 12
1 12
2 11
3 12
4 12
5 12
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chester Elementary is a public elementary school located in Chester, TX in the Chester Independent School District. It enrolls 86 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chester Elementary is the 4,608th largest public school in Texas and the 53,403rd largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 86
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,403rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,608th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 429th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,619th out of 4,707

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Chester Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 44
(51%)
89
(49%)
 Male 42
(49%)
92
(51%)

Chester Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 75
(87%)
152
(84%)
 Black 8
(9%)
22
(12%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
2
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
5
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chester Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 41
(48%)
79
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 34
(40%)
76
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(13%)
26
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Chester Elementary is ranked 4,450th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 63.8%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 83
2006 86
2007 89
2008 90
2009 86
2010 93
2011 80
2012 86

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 11.8
2007 12.5
2008 12.5
2009 13.8
2010 18.2
2011 12.5
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49397590361446
2006 0.44186046511628
2007 0.40449438202247
2008 0.44444444444444
2009 0.51162790697674
2010 0.51612903225806
2011 0.525
2012 0.52325581395349

Compare Chester Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Chester Elementary
Chester, TX
Public PK - 05 86 12.3:1  
Chester High School
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Public 06 - 12 95 9.3:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 06 215 12.3:1 10 miles
Woodville Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 299 12.7:1 14 miles
Woodville Elementary
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Public PK - 02 362 14.1:1 15 miles
Woodville Int
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Public 03 - 05 314 12.9:1 15 miles
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Corrigan-Camden Primary
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Public PK - 03 355 12.4:1 15 miles
Leggett Elementary
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Public PK - 06 104 12.6:1 18 miles
Zavalla Elementary
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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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