Chester Elementary School

650 Opdyke St, Chester, IL 62233 | (618) 826-2354
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 656
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Tim Lochhead
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 656
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 44.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 335 (51.1%)
  • Females: 315 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 35 (5.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 304 (46.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 339 (51.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Chester Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black253.8%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic152.3%
White60892.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Chester Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten467.0%
Kindergarten7511.4%
1st Grade8012.2%
2nd Grade7010.7%
3rd Grade568.5%
4th Grade609.1%
5th Grade6910.5%
6th Grade6810.4%
7th Grade7211.0%
8th Grade609.1%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.9%
District:
93.9%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Chester Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 29, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The BEST in the area!!!! Go Jr. Jackets!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 12, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The Best in the area! Go Jr. Jackets!

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