Chester, NJ
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Chester Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Chester


Chester School District Details

Chester School District
50 North Road
Chester, NJ 07930

1,834 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Chester School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Black River Middle School
133 Rt. 513 North Road
Chester, NJ, 07930
06-08
Bragg Elementary School
250 Route 24
Chester, NJ, 07930
03-05
Dickerson Elementary School
250 Rt. 24
Chester, NJ, 07930
PK-02

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.7% 47.9%
Black 1.1% 16.4%
Hispanic 8.7% 26.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.4% 9.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.5% 35.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 30.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,294 $12,291,036 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,744 $2,082,336 8.7%
Staff $516 $616,104 2.6%
General Administration $387 $462,078 1.9%
School Administration $966 $1,153,404 4.8%
Operation $1,871 $2,233,974 9.3%
Transportation $1,255 $1,498,470 6.3%
Other $477 $569,538 2.4%
Total Support $7,216 $8,615,904 36.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,523 $3,012,462 12.6%
Total Expenditures $20,033 $23,919,402 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,077 $14,106,790,054 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,835 $2,568,964,694 9.1%
Staff $551 $771,687,884 2.7%
General Administration $390 $545,394,661 1.9%
School Administration $883 $1,235,650,841 4.4%
Operation $1,874 $2,623,408,040 9.3%
Transportation $711 $995,607,882 3.5%
Other $440 $615,718,470 2.2%
Total Support $6,684 $9,356,361,788 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,321 $4,649,519,921 16.5%
Total Expenditures $20,083 $28,112,743,157 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

West Morris Regional High School District Details

West Morris Regional High School District
10 South Four Bridges Road
Chester, NJ 07930

69 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

0 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

West Morris Regional High School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
West Morris Central High School
259 Bartley Road
Chester, NJ, 07930
09-12
West Morris Mendham High School
65 East Main Street
Mendham, NJ, 07945
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 82.6% 47.9%
Black 5.8% 16.4%
Hispanic 5.8% 26.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.8% 9.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.2% 35.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 30.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,452 $28,795,260 56.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,605 $4,421,775 8.7%
Staff $563 $1,551,065 3.0%
General Administration $432 $1,190,160 2.3%
School Administration $850 $2,341,750 4.6%
Operation $1,397 $3,848,735 7.5%
Transportation $296 $815,480 1.6%
Other $509 $1,402,295 2.7%
Total Support $5,653 $15,574,015 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $6,702,915 13.1%
Total Expenditures $18,538 $51,072,190 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,077 $14,106,790,054 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,835 $2,568,964,694 9.1%
Staff $551 $771,687,884 2.7%
General Administration $390 $545,394,661 1.9%
School Administration $883 $1,235,650,841 4.4%
Operation $1,874 $2,623,408,040 9.3%
Transportation $711 $995,607,882 3.5%
Other $440 $615,718,470 2.2%
Total Support $6,684 $9,356,361,788 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,321 $4,649,519,921 16.5%
Total Expenditures $20,083 $28,112,743,157 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%