Chesterton Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
485
Best Elementary School in California
#657
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (858)496-8070
 Location 7335 Wheatley St.
San Diego, CA 92111
Charter School No

Chesterton Elementary has an academic rating well above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 657th in the best public elementary schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Chesterton Elementary student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White30.9%150
Black6.6%32
Hispanic24.5%119
Asian Pacific27%131
Native American Indian0.6%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.6%3
Two or more races9.7%47

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 29.7%

32.6% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California elementary school median of 57.8%. By this measure, Chesterton Elementary students are largely upper-middle income and rank 1698th in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten104
1st Grade75
2nd Grade70
3rd Grade78
4th Grade79
5th Grade79
Total485

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
64%
Rank in California
657th
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Chesterton Elementary scored an average 64% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state elementary school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.6% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls60% to 64%*70% to 74%*
Boys65% to 69%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander75% to 79%*80% to 84%*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic50% to 59%*50% to 59%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*40% to 59%*
White60% to 64%*55% to 59%*
With Disabilites21% to 39%*21% to 39%*
Limited English50% to 54%*50% to 54%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.2%6
Boys2.4%6
Girls0%0

Location

Chesterton Elementary
7335 Wheatley St.
San Diego, CA
92111
(858)496-8070

9 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA