Chester High School

1330 J A Cochran Bypass, Chester, SC 29706 | (803) 377-3161
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 946
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1330 J. A. Cochran Bypass, Chester, SC 29706
  • Principal or Admin: Jeff Gardner
  • Fax: (803) 581-2363
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: 946
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 463 (48.9%)
  • Females: 483 (51.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 53 (5.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 547 (57.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 600 (63.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Chester High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black56159.3%
Asian30.3%
Hispanic70.7%
White37539.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Chester High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade34936.9%
10th Grade21823.0%
11th Grade22724.0%
12th Grade15216.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 50%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:50%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 16 Years
  • Average Salary: $45,401
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Chester High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,10626%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,70574%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 06, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Could offer more programs!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Chester High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on HSAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math

HSAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201084.3%85.1%85.9%
200978.5%81.2%84.6%
 
Math Test
201085.1%84.2%81.7%
200975.8%80.9%79.6%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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