Central City Elementary School

  • Central City Elementary School serves 543 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central City Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Central City Elementary School's student population of 543 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students543 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central City Elementary School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank#556 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
8%
4%
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White
77%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score0.390.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabell County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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