Centennial Elementary School

500 Centennial St
Columbus, NE 68602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Centennial Elementary School serves 412 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Centennial Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 412 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Centennial Elementary School's student population of 412 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
412 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Centennial Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Centennial Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#384 out of 902 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
47%
21%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
46%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Centennial Elementary School's ranking?
Centennial Elementary School is ranked #384 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Centennial Elementary School?
412 students attend Centennial Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Centennial Elementary School students are Hispanic, 46% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Centennial Elementary School?
Centennial Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Centennial Elementary School offer ?
Centennial Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Centennial Elementary School part of?
Centennial Elementary School is part of Columbus Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 412 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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