Centennial Elementary School

500 Centennial St

Columbus, NE 68602-0947

Grades: PK-5

455 students

Centennial Elementary School serves 455 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Centennial Elementary School operates within the Columbus School District.

Overview

The student population of 455 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 455 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 11:1
Hispanic
35%
16%
White
62%
71%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.50 0.25
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.
38%
34%
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.
15%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,704 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,517 is less than the state average of $13,761. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,874 is less than the state average of $13,000. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Columbus School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 3,704 354
District Total Revenue $36 MM $5 MM
District Spending $33 MM $5 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,517 $13,761
District Spending / Student $8,874 $13,000
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • ColumbusColumbus Middle School
    2410 16th St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7060
    1.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 776 students                      
  • ColumbusEmerson Elementary School
    2410 20th St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7030
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 283 students                      
  • ColumbusColumbus High School
    2200 26th St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7050
    2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1096 students                      
  • ColumbusNorth Park Elementary School
    2200 31st St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7070
    2.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 365 students                      
  • ColumbusWest Park Elementary School
    4100 Adamy St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7075
    2.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 324 students                      

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