Center Elementary School

8401 Euclid
Kansas City, MO 64132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Center Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Center Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Center Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Center Elementary School's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Center Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Center Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1915 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
70%
15%
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White
9%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Center Elementary School's ranking?
Center Elementary School is ranked #1915 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Center Elementary School?
327 students attend Center Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Center Elementary School students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 9% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Center Elementary School?
Center Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Center Elementary School offer ?
Center Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Center Elementary School part of?
Center Elementary School is part of Center 58 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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