Centennial Elementary School

500 Centennial St,

Columbus, NE, 68602-0947

Tel: (402)563-8180
Grades: PK-5

495 students

Centennial Elementary School serves 495 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Centennial Elementary School operates within the Columbus Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 495 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 495 students
Centennial Elementary School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Centennial Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade Centennial Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 11:1
Centennial Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Centennial Elementary School Asian (2002-2006)
Hispanic
34%
16%
Centennial Elementary School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
n/a
6%
Centennial Elementary School Black (2002-2012)
White
61%
71%
Centennial Elementary School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Centennial Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Centennial Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.51 0.48
Centennial Elementary School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
46%
34%
Centennial Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
12%
9%
Centennial Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,757 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Columbus Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 3,757 337
Columbus Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $5 MM
Columbus Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $33 MM $5 MM
Columbus Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,517 $13,761
Columbus Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,874 $13,000
Columbus Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Columbus High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Columbus Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emerson Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Columbus Columbus Middle School
    2410 16th St
    Columbus , NE , 68602
    (402)563-7060
    1.7  mi  |  808  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Columbus Emerson Elementary School
    2410 20th St
    Columbus , NE , 68602
    (402)563-7030
    1.8  mi  |  284  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbus Columbus High School
    2200 26th St
    Columbus , NE , 68602
    (402)563-7050
    2  mi  |  1111  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Columbus North Park Elementary School
    2200 31st St
    Columbus , NE , 68602
    (402)563-7070
    2.3  mi  |  346  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbus West Park Elementary School
    4100 Adamy St
    Columbus , NE , 68602
    (402)563-7075
    2.8  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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