910 7th Ave Se
Altoona, IA 50009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Centennial Elementary School serves 433 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Centennial Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Centennial Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Centennial Elementary School's student population of 433 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Centennial Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Centennial Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#196 out of 1227 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
78%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Top 50%)

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