Center Elementary School

  • Center Elementary School serves 455 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Center Elementary School's student population of 455 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students455 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Center Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Center Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Center Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#748 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Center Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
89%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Center Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.210.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Center Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Center Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlum Borough SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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