District News

Homestead Tax Exemption Homestead Exemption Icon

Find out more about the Homestead Tax Exemption, including how to file, by clicking this link.

CHS Winter Coat & Clothing Giveaway Coat Giveaway Teaser

Winter Coats & clothing in ALL SIZES (for adults & children) as well as toys will be given away at CHS, 3-5pm on Thursday, December 20! All are welcome! Click for details!

Making "Sense" of Sensory Processing During Work and Play DCIU Logo

DCIU is hosting a session designed to help families learn about their child's sensory systems, with a focus on supporting their child's behavior, and ability to learn and participate in their home and community activities.

Philabundance Fresh For All Comes to CHS Philabundance Fresh For All Logo

Free fresh fruits and vegetables for those who need them! Every Tuesday, 12:30 - 1:30 pm. Click on the link for details!

Free Eye Care & Glasses: Nov 17, 2018 Sight Day Icon

Free eye care and glasses are available for students! November 17, 2018, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.

National Lights on Afterschool Event National Lights on Afterschool Logo

Chester Upland School District is participating in the National Lights on Afterschool event on Thursday October 25, 2018! Click below for details!

Keeping Kids Safe Online Keeping Kids Safe Online Logo

DCIU has partnered with PA Governor’s Office for Homeland Security to bring the Keeping Kids Safe Event to Delaware County. Find out more.

Chester Clippers Opening Game 2018 Chester Clippers Opening Game 2018

Chester v. Haverford, Saturday August 25th at 7pm, at Lincoln University Stadium. Click here for the flyer!

Back to School Rally 2018 Back to School 2018 Logo

Chester Upland School District is holding a Back to School Rally for the 2018-2019 year, and everyone's invited! Click here for details!

CHS Incoming Freshmen Chester High School Logo

If you're an incoming freshman to Chester High School, welcome to the Ninth Grade Academy! We have useful resources for you right here!

Early Intervention Information Session for Parents and Caregivers Early Intervention Icon

Families getting ready to transition from Early Intervention to Kindergarten (School Age) often have questions about the process, what to expect, and how decisions are going to be made for their child about services and placement.  If your child is getting ready to transition-this information session is for you!

Youth & Family Summit 2018 Youth & Family Summit 2018 Logo

Chester Upland School District and the Boys & Girls Club of Chester present the 2018 Youth & Family Summit: "Moving From Pain to Peace"

Public Discussion of Internet Safety Policies in April Internet Safety

The April 19th Receivers Meeting will feature a presentation and public discussion of the district's internet safety policies. All are invited to attend and share comments and questions.

Chester High Basketball Coding Team Featured in Inquirer Article! CHS Basketball Team at the Coding Club

CHS basketball players are also the CUSD Coding Club! Check out the full story online at this link!

Comcast Cares Day 2018 Comcast Cares 2018 Icon

Comcast Cares Day 2018 is on Saturday, April 21! Join us for a day of volunteerism at Chester High School!

Parent Session: Inclusive Practices DCIU Logo

Attend a DCIU Professional Development Parent Education session, with presenter Laurie Newsome. Click on the icon for more details.

Art on Avenue of the States Art on Avenue of the States Icon

We've got some photos from the Art on the Avenue of the Stats Gallery's opening reception on Friday, March 16th. The work will continue to be displayed until April 6th on Tuesdays-Saturdays from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.

CHS Afterschool Activities After School Activities banner

Chester High School is recruiting students for its afterschool activities. The afterschool program offers robust, engaging activities to support students in the areas of academics, technology, college/career planning, and the arts. Click here to see the flyer!

Post-Secondary Services and Supports for Students with Special Needs DCIU Logo

Parents of children with special needs who are 14 and older are encouraged to attend! Students are welcome too!

Elementary Math Survey for Parents Parent Math Surveys

Parents of elementary students: we're currently reviewing our K-6 Math Program and would love to have your input! Please click this link to complete the Parent Math Survey online.

DCIU Presents:ADHD in Adolescents DCIU Logo

DCIU is pleased to bring you Trish Seifert, Professional Development Specialist, presenting a session for parents on ADHD in adolescents.

Public Discussion of Internet Safety Policies Internet Safety

The February 15th Receivers Meeting will feature a presentation and public discussion of the district's internet safety policies. All are invited to attend and share comments and questions.

Toby Farms Amazing Performance at Lego Robotics Competition! Toby Farms Robotics Team

Though they're a brand new arrival on the robotics competition circuit, Toby Farms' Cyber Panthers placed second in the Lego Robotics competition, and are going on to regional competition! Read all about it here! 

CUSD Fall Family Summit Icon of parents and children for Family Summit

CUSD's Fall Family Summit is Saturday, December 16th! Are you coming?

FabLab Coming to CHS! Carnegie Science Center's Mobile FabLab

Carnegie Science Center’s Mobile Fab Lab is coming to Chester HS, bringing an in-depth digital fabrication experience for our special education students!

Orange and Black Goes Pink: A Message From the Superintendent Dr. Baughn's Orange & Black Goes Pink Address

Dr. Baughn has a message for the Chester Upland community about breast cancer, in honor of "Orange & Black Goes Pink Day"

Orange & Black Goes Pink Day Orange and Black Goes Pink

On Friday Oct. 27, Chester Upland School District and the City of Chester are partnering with the Susan G. Komen organization to provide the District, from students to faculty and staff, and the city with education on breast cancer awareness.

Free Eye Care & Eyeglasses! Give Kids Sight Day logo

Find out more about how you can get free eye care & eyeglasses for children age 17 and under!

The Road to College Athletics College Readiness for Athletes

How are parents and athletes getting educated on the college athletic and academic process? This is currently one of the biggest gaps in our athletic system today. What do student-athletes really need to know? Attend a session at STEM to find out more!

Attendance Matters: Tips for Parents Attendance Works Logo

Showing up for school has a huge impact on a student’s academic success starting in kindergarten and continuing through high school. We've got resources and reminders for students in every grade.


Comcast Cares Day at STEM Photo Gallery Comcast Cares Day Volunteers

Comcast Cares Day was Saturday, April 22nd at STEM HS at Showalter. Community volunteers came out to offer their time and effort to beautify our school, to amazing results. And we've got a photo gallery to show off their hard work!


Thank you to everyone who helps us show off our C-Pride!

CUSD Returns to the High School Sports Show WNTP Sports Radio Logo

CUSD is back on the High School Sports Show! Click here to find out more about this appearance, discussing college, scholarship opportunities, and more! We've even got the complete broadcast available for you to stream!

Comcast Cares Day at STEM Comcast Cares Logo

Comcast Cares Day is on Saturday, April 22nd. Come join the effort for community beautifcation of STEM at Showalter. Click to find out more!

STEM Robotics Team at West Chester PA Competition FIRST Robotics Logo

Students from the STEM Robotics Team will be competing at the Mar District Westtown Event for FIRST Robotics this weekend (Friday, Mar 10 - Sunday, Mar 12). Come out to this fun-filled competition to cheer on our students!

STEM at FIRST Robotics Competition Robot

This weekend, the STEM Robotics Team will be competing in the prestigious FIRST Robotics Competition at Hatboro-Horsham (on both Saturday and Sunday). Come out to support our team!

CHS Athletes on Sports Talk Radio WNTP Sports Radio Logo

Tune in to Sports Talk 990 AM on your radio dial on Saturday, Feb 25th at from 5:00-7:00 PM to hear four high school seniors from Chester Upland in a roundtable discussion with six other high schools!

FAFSA Sessions Graduation Motorboard and Cash

FAFSA Information and Completion Sessions are available in early February!

Click here to see a list of dates and more information.

Chester Upland Blog: Clippers Abroad Clipper ship on map

We're pleased to present Clippers Abroad, a site where we're collecting "letters home" from our graduates and students who are traveling the world. Click here to follow the adventures of Chester Upland students traveling the world.

Summer Programs Information Summer Sun

Summer Programs are coming! Flyers and applications are now available for MARS, SARA, and other Summer options for students.

Don't Wait, Vaccinate! Don't Wait Vaccinate

The Department of Health is changing school immunization regulations beginning in August 2017. A child must have required vaccines or risk exclusion from school. We have full flyers (in English and Español) with the details.

Graduation 2017 Information Motorboard & Diploma

To help parents and students, we're collecting information here about the 2017 Commencement/Graduation Ceremony as your one-stop-shop for information.

Superintendent Search Survey Superintendent Search Banner

Chester Upland is looking for YOUR input on the qualities our next Superintendent needs! Click on this news article and take a few moments to take our community survey.

Chester Education Foundation: Blueprint to Success Chester Education Foundation Logo

Need help finding a job? Chester Education Foundation provides job readiness, placement, and career guidance.

Toby Farms at the Math-24 Championships Toby Farms Math24 Champions

On Thursday, May 31st, Toby Farms Intermediate School participated in the Delaware County Intermediate Unit's Regional Math-24 Championships. Details and photos are available here!

Board Policies for Public Review Board Policy Book

CUSD is putting a number of Board Policies up for first read at the August 30, 2017 Board Meeting on their way to adoption. Hard Copies of the proposed policies are available in the main office of every school. Click this link to access the policies electronically.

Family Fun Night for English Language Learners ELL Family Fun

Come out to the Family Fun Night for English Language Learners on June 1st, 2017, at STEM Academy. Click here to find out more, and view the flyer.

Law Day Poster & Essay Contest Delaware County Bar Association logo

Delaware County's Law Day is Friday, April 28, 2017! Have you heard about the poster contest for grades K-5? Or the essay contest for grades 6-8? Find out more here, and enter to win cash prizes!

Walking in Your Childs’ Shoes: A Parent Training Night. Autism Awareness Puzzle

The Autistic Support & Life Skills’ teachers and community of CUSD
invite you to Walking in Your Childs’ Shoes: A Parent Training Night.
Feb 16, 2017 4pm–6pm.

Click here for details!

Comprehensive Plan for Public Review Comprehensive Plan Icon

The District's Comprehensive Plan for 2018-2019 is posted here for public review.

Pre-K Application Form PreK children listening

The application for Pre-K enrollment in Chester Upland schools is available here.

Gates Scholarship Availability for Class of 2018 Gates Scholarship Logo

Applications are now being accepted for the Gates Scholarship, a highly selective, full scholarship for distinguished high school seniors, starting with the Class of 2018! Click on this article to find out about the requirements and the application process.

School Improvement Plans for Public Review School Improvement Plan Logo

In accordance with Pennsylvania Dept of Education policy, we're providing drafts of our School Improvement Plan documents for public review.

CUSD at DelCo Suicide Prevention 5K CHS Suicide Prevention 5k Students

Chester HS students participated in the 12th annual Delaware County Suicide Prevention 5K at Ridley Creek State Park, with sponsorship from CUSD. Click to find out more!

Family Festival 2017 is Coming! Family Festival

Click for more information about the upcoming Family Festival, on Saturday May 6, 2017.

Art on Avenue of the States Art on Avenue of the States Logo
Join us on March 24th for the 5th Annual Student Art Show & Awards Night!
Come celebrate the art talent of local students in grades K-12. Prizes will be awarded on both Elementary and High School levels. Food and drinks served, and musical entertainment included.
March 24th, 5-8 pm
504 Avenue of the States
Chester, PA 1901
CUSD Athletic Calendar Athletic Calendar Logo

Click here to view the CUSD Athletic Calendar!

School Improvement Plans School Improvement Plan Logo

School Improvement Plans for Chester Upland schools are available here.

2017-2018 Calendar Posted Calendar icon

The district calendar for 2017-2018 is approved and now posted!

STEM at FIRST Robotics Competition STEM Students at FIRST Robotics

Have you heard about how well STEM students performed at the FIRST Robotics competitions? Want to read all about and see photos from our gallery? Click to find out more!

CUSD on the High School Sports Show Markasia Costen and DaJuan Watson on the HS Sports Show

CUSD has been participating in News Talk 990AM's High School Sports Show! Click for more details and to hear the broadcast!

Source4Teachers Hiring Event Hiring Event Icon

Wednesday, March 1st, 2:30-5:30 PM

Come meet with hiring managers, ask questions, and begin your application. Refreshments provided! Click on this new articule to find out more!

Fall Family Summit Fall Family Summit Banner

The Chester Upland School District Fall Family Summit is coming! Click below for details!

District Policies Available Online BoardDocs Website Logo

Our District Policies are now archived online, at the BoardDocs website. Click here to visit the site.

CHS Schedule Reconciliation Days

Questions or concerns about your 2017-2018 schedule? Stop by CHS on August 8th & 23rd from 8am - 2pm to discuss your schedule with a School/Guidance Counselor!

New CRO Appointed for District

Please join us in welcoming our new Chief Recovery Officer, Dr. Michael Pladus!

STEM Admissions for 2017-2018 STEM icons

STEM admissions for 2017-2018 are open! Download the documents here:

Please feel free to contact the school at 610-447-3650 if you have any additional questions about the admissions process.

Interdisciplinary Explorations of African American History Selma March

STEM Academy at Showalter presents a series of events focusing on African American history and social action. Click on the news story to see the schedule!

Superintendent's Introductory Message Superintendent Juan Baughn's Introductory Address

Dr. Juan Baugh, our Interim Superintendent, has an introductory message to our Chester Upland community.

Draft of the District’s Special Education Plan

We're posting the Draft of the District’s Special Education Plan (to be submitted as part of the Comprehensive Plan required of all school districts to be operational by November, 2018).

Letter to Incoming 9th Grade Students Class of 2021 Logo

Incoming 9th grade students, welcome to Chester High School! Please download a letter from Marchelle Foreman, Assistant Principal of the 9th Grade Academy.

Mad Science Comes to Aston Library! Mad Science at Aston Library

Mad Science of the Delaware Valley sparks imaginative learning! All ages will be blown away by their creative science experiments. Learning is fun with these mad scientists!

Teacher in Workplace Grant Opportunity

The Delaware County Workforce Development (DCWDB) in partnership with the CUSD presents a grant opportunity for  “Teacher in the Workplace”, a paid opportunity for teachers and administrators, immersing them into a workplace environment for one week during the summer.

Toby Farms at the State 24-Math Championship! 24-Math Board

For the second year in a row, Toby Farms will represent the Chester-Upland School District at the Pennsylvania State 24-Math Championship in the Capital building, Harrisburg. Click here to find out more!