Central Elementary School

Central Elementary School serves 471 students in grades 1 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the ND average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Central Elementary School operates within the Wahpeton 37 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 471 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 471 students
Central Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Central Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Central Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Central Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ND) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 12:1
Central Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
5%
9%
Central Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
1%
Central Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
8%
4%
Central Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
3%
Central Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
82%
81%
Central Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Central Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown ND All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.19
Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
24%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,237 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,429 is less than the state average of $13,359. The district revenue/student has grown by 48% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,760 is less than the state average of $13,236. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Wahpeton 37 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,237 222
Wahpeton 37 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $3 MM
Wahpeton 37 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $13 MM $3 MM
Wahpeton 37 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,429 $13,359
Wahpeton 37 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,760 $13,236
Wahpeton 37 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Wahpeton High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Circle Of Nations Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zimmerman Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WahpetonWahpeton Spec Ed Unit
    Special Education School
    0.5 miles508 9th St North
    WahpetonND 58075
    (701)642-5499
    0.5n/a
  • WahpetonZimmerman Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 127 students508 9th St North
    WahpetonND 58075
    (701)642-3050
    0.5PK-KG127
  • WahpetonCircle Of Nations Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 5-8832 8th St North
    WahpetonND 58075
    (701)642-3796
    0.65-8n/a
  • WahpetonWahpeton High School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 375 students1021 11th St North
    WahpetonND 58075
    (701)642-2604
    0.89-12375
  • BreckenridgeBreckenridge Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 306 students810 Beede Ave
    BreckenridgeMN 56520
    (218)643-6681
    0.9PK-6306

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