Central Elementary School

Central Elementary School serves 425 students in grades 1-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the ND average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 17%.
Central Elementary School operates within the Wahpeton 37 School District.

Overview

The student population of 425 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 425 students
Central Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Central Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Central Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 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 17:1 10:1
Central Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
6%
9%
Central Elementary School American Indian (1988-2013)
Asian
4%
1%
Central Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
5%
3%
Central Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
2%
3%
Central Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
83%
83%
Central Elementary School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Central Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.31 0.19
Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
34%
25%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,236 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wahpeton 37 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,236 214
Wahpeton 37 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $12 MM $2 MM
District Spending $12 MM $2 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,624 $11,374
Wahpeton 37 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,359 $11,118
Wahpeton 37 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • WahpetonWahpeton Spec Ed Unit
    Special Education School
    508 9th St North
    WahpetonND 58075
    (701)642-5499
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • WahpetonZimmerman Elementary School
    508 9th St North
    WahpetonND 58075
    (701)642-3050
    0.5 mi | 140 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • WahpetonCircle Of Nations Middle School
    832 8th St North
    WahpetonND 58075
    (701)642-3796
    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • WahpetonWahpeton High School
    1021 11th St North
    WahpetonND 58075
    (701)642-2604
    0.8 mi | 413 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BreckenridgeBreckenridge Elementary School
    810 Beede Ave
    BreckenridgeMN 56520
    (218)643-6681
    0.9 mi | 319 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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