Student Demographics

Diversity

The majority of Chesterton students reside in the community of Linda Vista and in military housing. Our student population is quite rich in diversity. Approximately 1/3 of the student body is white. African American, Hispanic, and Indochinese students comprise approximately 50%, and Asian, Filipino, Pacific Islander and Native American comprise approximately 12%. About 48% of our students come from military families.

Approximately 22% of our students are multilingual. The mixture of cultures and languages of our students results in diverse classrooms and additional opportunities for learning, teamwork, and appreciation of one another. 

Learning Environment

Our school promotes a positive learning environment for students by implementing a variety of programs practices. Exemplary behavior is recognized with positive comments, awards, and public recognition. Counselors provide opportunities for students to learn good work habits, develop problem-solving skills, resolve conflicts, and enhance self-esteem.

Class Size

To ensure each student receives an appropriate level of individual attention and support, class sizes are kept as small as possible. In grades K-3, each class has a maximum of 27 students.

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