1501 N 2nd St
Central City, KY 42330
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Central City Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Central City Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Central City Elementary School's student population of 356 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Central City Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central City Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#500 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
81%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Central City Elementary School often compared to?

Central City Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Greenville Elementary School, Longest Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

How many students attend Central City Elementary School?

356 students attend Central City Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

81% of Central City Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Central City Elementary School?

Central City Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Central City Elementary School offer ?

Central City Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Central City Elementary School part of?

Central City Elementary School is part of Muhlenberg County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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