Chichester School District

  • 401 CHERRY TREE RD
  • ASTON, PA 19014
  • (610) 485-6881
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate79.7%82.7%
Dropout Rate2.6%2.6%
Per Pupil Spending$12,080$11,954
Students Per Teacher12.513.7
Number of Schools6-
Number of Students3,470-
Number of (FTE) Teachers277-

District Test Scores

PSSA - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201081.5%84.5%
200977.1%81.7%
200878.2%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201072.0%75.2%
200971.3%77.0%
200873.5%76.8%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201076.3%84.9%
200977.6%81.8%
200871.9%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201062.6%72.9%
200967.6%72.6%
200861.2%70.1%
 
Science Test
201072.3%81.4%
200979.3%83.4%
200882.6%81.5%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201071.9%74.4%
200959.2%73.5%
200865.3%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201065.5%64.1%
200953.7%64.5%
200854.2%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201064.4%61.8%
200956.0%58.1%
200860.1%57.3%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201062.6%78.0%
200965.2%75.7%
200848.9%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201058.5%68.8%
200961.8%67.6%
200852.2%66.9%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201071.2%77.9%
200962.7%75.3%
200859.3%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201070.7%73.5%
200965.9%71.4%
200869.8%70.0%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201059.5%75.2%
200958.0%71.3%
200859.7%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201075.1%81.9%
200970.4%80.5%
200879.4%78.3%
 
Science Test
201042.9%57.2%
200943.6%54.8%
200840.4%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201062.5%75.2%
200960.9%71.2%
200861.2%69.1%
 
Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201039.8%59.6%
200943.7%55.6%
200841.7%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201043.7%67.2%
200955.9%65.2%
200852.5%64.7%
 
Science Test
201020.1%39.8%
200928.9%39.7%
200822.0%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201073.1%80.7%
200979.4%82.7%
200881.2%85.8%
 
Distict total - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Writing Test
200867.8%-
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment3,47012.5
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students229
1st Grade Students257
2nd Grade Students244
3rd Grade Students258
4th Grade Students230
5th Grade Students267
6th Grade Students231
7th Grade Students264
8th Grade Students239
9th Grade Students313
10th Grade Students287
11th Grade Students274
12th Grade Students258
Ungraded Students10
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native8
Asian or Pacific Islander83
Hispanic84
Black (Non-Hispanic)664
White (Non-Hispanic)2,520
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male1,711
Female1,648

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers27712.5
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers9-
Elementary Teachers135-
Secondary Teachers115-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes19-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides76
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors2
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors12
Elementary7
Secondary5
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians3
Library Support Staff5
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff165
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators6
LEA Administrative Support Staff-
School Administrators10
School Administrative Support Staff9
Student Support Services18
Other Support Services Staff122

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$57,796,000-
Total Local Revenues$39,765,00068.8%
Property Tax$36,846,00063.8%
Public Utility Tax$50,0000.09%
All Other Taxes$523,0000.9%
Other School Systems$561,0001.0%
Cities and Counties$11,0000.02%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$35,0000.06%
School Lunch$682,0001.2%
District Activity Receipts$12,0000.02%
Other Sales and Services$25,0000.04%
Interest Earnings$974,0001.7%
Private Contributions$1,0000.00%
Miscellaneous$45,0000.08%
Total State Revenues$16,438,00028.4%
General Formula Assistance$8,910,00015.4%
Staff Improvement Programs$2,014,0003.5%
Special Education Programs$2,111,0003.7%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$149,0000.3%
School Lunch Programs$48,0000.08%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$942,0001.6%
Transportation Programs$774,0001.3%
Other Programs$1,490,0002.6%
Total Federal Revenues$1,593,0002.8%
Through State - Title I$678,0001.2%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$221,0000.4%
Through State - Title V, Part A$5,0000.01%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$633,0001.1%
Through State - Other$56,0000.10%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$43,573,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$27,033,00062.0%
Total Support Services Expenditures$15,189,00034.9%
Student Support$2,052,0003.6%
Instructional Staff Support$1,424,0002.5%
General Administration Support$621,0001.1%
School Administration Support$1,913,0003.3%
Operation and Maintenance Support$4,693,0008.1%
Student Transportation Support$1,816,0003.1%
Other Support Services$2,670,0004.6%
Total Other Expenditures$1,351,0003.1%
Food Services$1,351,0002.3%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 79.7%
Total Diploma Count 255
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12322.6%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Chichester School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 6
  • Students: 3,470
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 277
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BOOTHWYN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1414 Meetinghouse Rd
Boothwyn, PA
Public | KG-4
252 11.7

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CHICHESTER HIGH SCHOOL
3333 Chichester Ave
Boothwyn, PA
Public | 9-12
1,140 12.5

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CHICHESTER MIDDLE SCHOOL
925 Meetinghouse Rd
Boothwyn, PA
Public | 5-8
1,001 12.2

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HILLTOP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
401 Cherry Tree Rd
Aston, PA
Public | KG-4
391 13.7

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LINWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1403 Huddell Ave
Boothwyn, PA
Public | KG-4
300 10.5

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MARCUS HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8th and Market Sts
Boothwyn, PA
Public | KG-4
275 10.8

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