Centennial Elementary School

500 Centennial St

Columbus, NE 68602-0947

Tel: (402)563-8180
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 declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 455 students
Centennial Elementary School Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Centennial Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2013)
Students by Grade Centennial Elementary School 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
Centennial Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2013)
Hispanic
35%
16%
Centennial Elementary School Hispanic (2002-2013)
White
62%
71%
Centennial Elementary School White (2002-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.50 0.25
Centennial Elementary School Diversity Score (2002-2013)
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%
Centennial Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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%
Centennial Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,704 students has stayed relatively flat over five 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColumbusColumbus Middle School
    2410 16th St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7060
    1.7 mi | 776 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColumbusEmerson Elementary School
    2410 20th St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7030
    1.8 mi | 283 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbusColumbus High School
    2200 26th St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7050
    2 mi | 1096 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ColumbusNorth Park Elementary School
    2200 31st St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7070
    2.3 mi | 365 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbusWest Park Elementary School
    4100 Adamy St
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7075
    2.8 mi | 324 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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