Chester Upland School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Delaware

District Profile

232 W 9th St

Chester, PA 19013-4246

Phone 610-447-3610

Fax 610-447-3616

Includes the municipalities of Chester City, Chester Township, Upland Borough.

Square Miles

8.08

Students Enrolled

2,942

Total Number of Schools:

6
  • Chester HS (9-12)
  • Chester Upland Sch of Arts (PreK,K-5)
  • Main Street Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • STEM at Showalter (7-12)
  • Stetser El Sch (PreK,K-6)
  • Toby Farms Intermediate School (4-6,7-8)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

2,942

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.03%
Asian
0.14%
Black
87.73%
Latino
8.12%
Pacific Islander
0.03%
2 or More Races
2.41%
White
1.53%

Gender

Male
52.04%
Female
47.96%

Other Statistics

Special Education
23.58%
English Learner
4.04%

Financials

Median Household Income

$32,092.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $28,854,932.82 21.37%
State Revenues $100,585,175.54 74.49%
Federal $5,574,121.29 4.12%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$21,489,203.79
Property Values Within District
$77,900.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

74.28%

Rigorous Courses

15
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

61.51%
College/University
3.77%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 23.28% 9.24% N/A
Grade 4 30.41% 8.11% 51.06%
Grade 5 28.10% 7.50% N/A
Grade 6 19.05% 2.38% N/A
Grade 7 18.25% 2.86% N/A
Grade 8 12.80% 0.76% 12.60%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 7.14% 8.77% 22.12%

Staff

204

Teachers

16

Administrators

136

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Craig Parkinson

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Joan Neal
Board President
9 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Fred Green
Board Vice President
5 2021-2025
Raushanah DeJesus
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Christina Delva
5 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Anthony Johnson
11 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Tyra Quail
9 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

William Riley
9 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Joy Taylor
1 2021-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Ken Washington
5 2021-2025

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.