Central City Elementary School

129 Douglas St
Centralia, IL 62801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Central City Elementary School serves 335 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Central City Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Central City Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Central City Elementary School's student population of 335 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Central City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Central City Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3276 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
88%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral City 133 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central City Elementary School is Safe School Program Centralia (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Centralia Junior High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Centralia Lincoln Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4 | 150 students
    1.1 miles
    501 N Elm St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-1907
    1.1 4 150
  • Centralia Safe School Program Centralia Alternative School
    Grades: 11 | 19 students
    1.3 miles
    1000 E 3rd St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 548-3885
    1.3 11 19
  • Centralia Centralia Pre-kindergarten Center
    Grades: PK | 53 students
    1.7 miles
    422 S Elm St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-1907
    1.7 PK 53
  • Centralia Schiller Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 1-3 | 202 students
    1.9 miles
    800 W 4th St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-1907
    1.9 1-3 202
  • Centralia Centralia Junior High School Math: 11% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 534 students
    2.1 miles
    900 S Pine St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-1907
    2.1 5-8 534

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