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Chester Community Unit School District 139


Chester Community Unit School District 139 is located in south Illinois. Chester Community Unit School District 139 has 131.04 square miles of land area and 9.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Chester Community Unit School District 139 population is 11,183. Chester Community Unit School District 139 median household income is $45,944 in 2010-2014. Chester Community Unit School District 139 median house value is $92,600 in 2010-2014. On average, Chester Community Unit School District 139 is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (411 out of 476, bottom 14%)
Elementary/Middle School: (567 out of 757, bottom 25%)*
Rank: #707
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:2
Population11,183 (2010-2014), rank #320
Population Growth9.04% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:79.86/sq mi, rank #489
Median Household Income:$45,944 at 2010-2014—-2.16% increase since 2005-2009, rank #653
Median House Price:$92,600 at 2010-2014—12.79% increase since 2005-2009, rank #626
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:131.04 sq mi, rank #168
Water Area:9.00 sq mi (6.43%), rank #17
County:Randolph County
City:Chester, Rockwood, Ellis Grove, Saint Mary, Kaskaskia, Steeleville
Zip:62233, 62280, 62241, 63673, 62288
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Chester Community Unit School District 139 Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

1940 Swanwick St
Chester IL, 62233, Randolph County
Phone: 618-826-4509

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:9951,0069951,0139541,021979
English Language Learner Students:12641400
Total Teachers:64.90NA67.0069.7073.0073.0057.00
Total Other Staff:5.5054.
Instructional Aides:NA16.00NANANANANA
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NANA0.000.000.00NA0.00
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:0.00NA0.000.000.00NA1.00
Library/Media Support:0.000.00NANANANANA
District Administrators:1.00NA1.
District Administrative Support:NA1.00NANANANA1.00
School Administrators:3.50NA3.
School Administrative Support:NA9.00NANANANA1.00
Student Support Services:NANA2.002.201.891.801.90
Other Support Services:0.0027.00NANANANA14.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.33NA14.8514.5313.0713.9917.18


Chester Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 8   650 Opdyke St, Chester IL 62233
Chester High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   1901 Swanwick St, Chester IL 62233

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math3rd Grade% met std83.9%75.7%
2004Math3rd Grade% met std73.8%79.1%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std75.9%79.3%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std86.6%85.6%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std82.4%86.7%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std89.5%85.1%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std86.2%85.2%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std85%86.4%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std88.6%87.3%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std82.6%87.7%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std45.1%54.8%
2003Reading3rd Grade% met std72.8%62.0%
2004Reading3rd Grade% met std51.8%65.1%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std61.1%66.6%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std73.1%70.7%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std73.5%72.9%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std79.1%71.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std82.4%72.2%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std71.7%73.7%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std77.2%74.7%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std62.8%76.0%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std50.0%58.8%
2006Math4th Grade% met std85.0%84.8%
2007Math4th Grade% met std77.6%86.4%
2008Math4th Grade% met std69.7%84.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std85.7%85.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std87.8%85.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std72.8%87.7%
2012Math4th Grade% met std86.2%88.1%
2013Math4th Grade% met std36.1%60.2%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std61.7%72.9%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std59.7%73.7%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std62.2%73.2%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std77.1%73.8%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std88.4%73.7%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std54.5%74.7%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std67.7%76.0%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std40.9%59.2%
2003Science4th Grade% met std82.3%66.5%
2004Science4th Grade% met std75.4%67.8%
2005Science4th Grade% met std61.6%71.4%
2006Science4th Grade% met std88.4%79.9%
2007Science4th Grade% met std79.1%79.7%
2008Science4th Grade% met std75.7%76.2%
2009Science4th Grade% met std87.1%76.8%
2010Science4th Grade% met std91.7%76.6%
2011Science4th Grade% met std72.3%79.4%
2012Science4th Grade% met std83.1%79.8%
2013Science4th Grade% met std65.4%80.9%
2003Math5th Grade% met std63.1%68.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std71.5%71.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std59.0%73.2%
2006Math5th Grade% met std59.3%78.6%
2007Math5th Grade% met std83.8%82.5%
2008Math5th Grade% met std64.6%81.3%
2009Math5th Grade% met std71.0%82.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std74.7%83.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std72.1%84.0%
2012Math5th Grade% met std53.3%83.6%
2013Math5th Grade% met std37.0%59.4%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std57.2%60.4%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std62.9%60.9%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std70.5%62.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std54.6%68.5%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std60.7%69.7%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std56.7%73.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std60.9%73.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std74.7%74.7%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std72.6%76.4%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std57.8%77.8%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std57.6%58.9%
2006Math6th Grade% met std71.4%79.1%
2007Math6th Grade% met std77.9%81.4%
2008Math6th Grade% met std87.3%82.7%
2009Math6th Grade% met std91.5%82.4%
2010Math6th Grade% met std77.1%84.6%
2011Math6th Grade% met std80.3%83.9%
2012Math6th Grade% met std83.5%84.9%
2013Math6th Grade% met std44.5%59.6%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std74.6%72.8%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std70.9%73.4%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std93.6%79.1%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std85.9%79.9%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std84.3%81.2%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std81.7%84.1%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std92.6%81.7%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std64.8%58.9%
2006Math7th Grade% met std80.2%76.0%
2007Math7th Grade% met std82.4%79.4%
2008Math7th Grade% met std87.1%80.4%
2009Math7th Grade% met std91.2%82.7%
2010Math7th Grade% met std94.4%84.4%
2011Math7th Grade% met std80.3%84.3%
2012Math7th Grade% met std82.3%84.6%
2013Math7th Grade% met std52.2%59.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std81.6%72%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std73.6%73.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std71.5%77.7%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std91.2%77.5%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std83.4%77.4%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std74.3%78.8%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std80.7%78.1%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std66.6%58.5%
2003Science7th Grade% met std75.0%73.7%
2004Science7th Grade% met std84.4%74.4%
2005Science7th Grade% met std94.3%74.6%
2006Science7th Grade% met std92.1%80.9%
2007Science7th Grade% met std86.8%79.3%
2008Science7th Grade% met std90.0%79.2%
2009Science7th Grade% met std92.9%79.5%
2010Science7th Grade% met std94.4%82.4%
2011Science7th Grade% met std89.4%81.9%
2012Science7th Grade% met std83.9%79.9%
2013Science7th Grade% met std91.3%79.0%
2003Math8th Grade% met std54.0%53.1%
2004Math8th Grade% met std52.8%54.4%
2005Math8th Grade% met std55.6%54.3%
2006Math8th Grade% met std81.7%78.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std89.7%81.3%
2008Math8th Grade% met std83.6%80.3%
2009Math8th Grade% met std84.8%81.7%
2010Math8th Grade% met std91.8%83.7%
2011Math8th Grade% met std91.8%86.3%
2012Math8th Grade% met std78.3%85.0%
2013Math8th Grade% met std46.9%58.9%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std54.1%63.7%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std59.7%67.1%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std69.5%72.8%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std80.5%79.2%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std88.2%81.7%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std85.2%81.4%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std81.6%83.6%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std95.1%84.1%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std91.8%85.0%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std83.3%86.2%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std53.9%59.8%
2003Math11th Grade% met std50.0%53.3%
2004Math11th Grade% met std56.8%53.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std49.0%52.8%
2006Math11th Grade% met std48.1%53.7%
2007Math11th Grade% met std43.6%52.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std44.2%53.0%
2009Math11th Grade% met std44.7%51.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std51.5%52.7%
2011Math11th Grade% met std40.3%51.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std34.9%51.6%
2013Math11th Grade% met std53.9%51.8%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std44.4%56.4%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std58.1%56.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std47.8%59.5%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std50.7%58.4%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std43.5%54.0%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std44.2%53.3%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std49.0%56.9%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std50.0%54.0%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std46.8%51.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std38.4%50.6%
2013Reading11th Grade% met std57.7%54.8%
2003Science11th Grade% met std44.5%51.3%
2004Science11th Grade% met std62.2%52.9%
2005Science11th Grade% met std51.1%52.5%
2006Science11th Grade% met std52.0%50.8%
2007Science11th Grade% met std48.2%51.0%
2008Science11th Grade% met std46.8%51.2%
2009Science11th Grade% met std46.8%50.5%
2010Science11th Grade% met std57.1%52.4%
2011Science11th Grade% met std44.2%49.2%
2012Science11th Grade% met std44.2%51.7%
2013Science11th Grade% met std60.2%49.4%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$9,843,000$9,892 $10,603,000$10,467 $9,794,000$10,266 
Total Expenditures:$10,190,000$10,241 $10,638,000$10,501 $10,251,000$10,745 
Total Current Expenditures:$8,844,000$8,888 $8,744,000$8,632 $8,625,000$9,041 
Instructional Expenditures:$5,641,000$5,66963.8%$5,532,000$5,46163.3%$5,526,000$5,79264.1%
Student and Staff Support:$283,000$2843.2%$233,000$2302.7%$211,000$2212.4%
Operations, Food, Other:$1,702,000$1,71119.2%$1,665,000$1,64419.0%$1,765,000$1,85020.5%
Total Capital Outlay:$355,000$357 $822,000$811 $951,000$997 
Construction:$242,000$243 $709,000$700 $825,000$865 
Total Other:$110,000$111 $50,000$49 $47,000$49 
Interest on Debt:$208,000$209 $404,000$399 $64,000$67 
Total Salary:$5,009,000$5,034 $4,878,000$4,815 $4,958,000$5,197 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$3,744,000$3,76374.7%$3,668,000$3,62175.2%$3,740,000$3,92075.4%
Other Salary:$1,265,000$1,27125.3%$1,210,000$1,19424.8%$1,218,000$1,27724.6%
Total Benefit:$2,487,000$2,499 $2,244,000$2,215 $2,174,000$2,279 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$1,810,000$1,81972.8%$1,664,000$1,64374.2%$1,660,000$1,74076.4%
Other Benefit:$677,000$68027.2%$580,000$57325.8%$514,000$53923.6%

* Chester Community Unit School District 139 was rated 1.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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