Chester Upland School Of Arts

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
501 West 9th St
Chester, PA 19013
Phone
(610) 447-3777
District
CHESTER-UPLAND SD
County
DELAWARE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
422
Classroom Teachers
31

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

1

(10 is best)

Better than 3.6% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Chester Upland School Of Arts Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 10 59
Proficiency in Reading 15 64
Proficiency in Math 5 54

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 22 52
Proficiency in Reading 27 60
Proficiency in Math 17 44

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 12 52
Proficiency in Reading 17 60
Proficiency in Math 7 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.61
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.21
AVG FOR STATE 14.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 60 14.2%
Kindergarten 64 15.2%
Grade 1 63 14.9%
Grade 2 59 14.0%
Grade 3 65 15.4%
Grade 4 60 14.2%
Grade 5 51 12.1%
Total 422 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.2% 1.6% 67.2%
Black 96.2% 89.9% 15.6%
Hispanic 2.6% 8.3% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.8% 99.1% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.8% 99.1% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 41,365 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,130.7 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.1% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.4% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.4% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.8% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 12.3% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,486 5,025,132
Single Parent Households With Children 26.7% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 82.2% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 11.4% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 2.3% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 5.7% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.4% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.2% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.8% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 22.3% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 24.3% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,699 $31,424,760 25.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,263 $4,092,120 3.3%
Staff $1,015 $3,288,600 2.6%
General Administration $670 $2,170,800 1.7%
School Administration $666 $2,157,840 1.7%
Operation $1,521 $4,928,040 3.9%
Transportation $1,051 $3,405,240 2.7%
Other $443 $1,435,320 1.1%
Total Support $6,630 $21,481,200 17.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $22,276 $72,174,240 57.7%
Total Expenditures $38,605 $125,080,200 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,896 $15,296,383,825 47.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $754 $1,296,381,368 4.1%
Staff $485 $834,788,761 2.6%
General Administration $407 $700,593,099 2.2%
School Administration $679 $1,166,961,546 3.7%
Operation $1,379 $2,370,760,450 7.4%
Transportation $658 $1,131,007,639 3.5%
Other $502 $863,081,015 2.7%
Total Support $4,864 $8,363,493,792 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,815 $8,279,612,322 25.9%
Total Expenditures $18,575 $31,939,427,199 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%