Centennial Elementary School

  • Centennial Elementary School serves 433 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Centennial Elementary School operates within the Columbus School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students433 students
Centennial Elementary School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender %Centennial Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Centennial Elementary School Total Teachers (2003-2015)
Students by GradeCentennial Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
Centennial Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Centennial Elementary School American Indian Students (2003-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Centennial Elementary School Asian Students (2002-2006)
Hispanic
35%
18%
Centennial Elementary School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
n/a
7%
Centennial Elementary School Black Students (2003-2014)
White
62%
68%
Centennial Elementary School White Students (2003-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Centennial Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCentennial Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNE All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.500.50
Centennial Elementary School Diversity Score (2003-2015)
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.
50%
35%
Centennial Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
12%
9%
Centennial Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Columbus School District's student population of 3,740 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,525 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,430 is less than the state average of $13,876. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameColumbus School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed3,740322
Columbus School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$39 MM$5 MM
Columbus School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$38 MM$5 MM
Columbus School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,525$15,061
Columbus School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,430$13,876
Columbus School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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  • ColumbusColumbus Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 846 students
    1.7 miles
    2410 16th St, Po Box 947
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7060
    1.76-8846
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    Grades: PK-5 | 330 students
    1.8 miles
    2410 20th St, Po Box 947
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7030
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1142 students
    2 miles
    2200 26th St, Po Box 947
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7050
    29-121142
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    2.2 miles
    2508 27th Street, Po Box 947
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7000
    2.2PK11
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    2.3 miles
    2200 31st St, Po Box 947
    ColumbusNE 68602
    (402)563-7070
    2.3PK-5330

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