Chester High School (Chester, Pennsylvania) Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_High_School_(Chester,_Pennsylvania)

Chester High School
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200 W 9th Street
Chester, PA 19013
MottoC-Pride In Pursuit of Excellence
PrincipalPearl Cameron
Faculty58.00 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment994 (2018–2019)[1]
Student to teacher ratio17.14[1]
Color(s)Orange and Black

Chester High School is an urban, public high school located in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States with a ZIP code of 19013-4288. Chester is a part of the Chester-Upland School District. The school serves the City of Chester, Chester Township, and Upland. In 2018–2019, the school had 994 pupils.[1]


Sketch of Chester High School from John Jordan's History of Delaware County, and its people, 1914

The first Chester High School building was erected in 1902.[2]


The district offers a wide variety of clubs, activities and sports. Sports programs include; football, basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, baseball, tennis, track and club activities. This school has a long-standing tradition of Championship wins in basketball. The Clippers have won eight state championships: 1983, 1989, 1994, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2012. Chester was state runner-up in 1954, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1966, 1967, 1972, 2003, 2007 and 2013. Since the 1981-82 season, Chester has qualified for the state tournament every year except for 1991-92.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Chester HS". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  2. ^ Smith, H.V. (1914). Chester and Vicinity. Chester, Pennsylvania: H. V. Smith. p. 20. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  3. ^ .Onofrio, Jan (1999). Pennsylvania Biographical Dictionary (Third Edition): Volume 1, A - K. St. Clair Shores, MI: Somerset Publishers. p. 216. ISBN 0-403-09950-1. Retrieved 2016-10-10.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Chaykun, Harry. "In The Community: 75 years on, remembering the Phillies’ ‘Chester Day’". The Delaware County Daily Times. October 2, 2016. Retrieved 2016-10-09.
  5. ^ Durso, Christopher. "John V. Diggins, 96, Ex-delco Chief Judge". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 7, 1993. Retrieved 2016-10-10.

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Coordinates: 39°51′02″N 75°22′02″W / 39.8506°N 75.3673°W / 39.8506; -75.3673