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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    NG
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Chester School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Chester, NJ. It has 1,110 students in grades PK, K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 74% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading.
Address
50 North Road
Chester, NJ 07930
Telephone
(908) 879-7373

Chester School District Rankings

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  • Elementary
  • Middle

Elementary Schools in Chester School District

Middle Schools in Chester School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
74%
Percent Proficient - Math
74%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,110
Free or Reduced Lunch
5.6%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$69,547
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.6%

Finances

Total Expenses
$22,809,000
Expenses Per Student
$20,737/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    40%
  • Other
    2%
Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D+
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    C+
Median Household Income
$107,034
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,420
National
$949
Median Home Value
$438,100
National
$184,700

Chester School District Reviews

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Good schools, great teachers, several arts and sports offered with high standings, high expectations in academics, good school culture. Clean and safe schools.
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