Central Elementary School serves 216 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 216 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: ≤5% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Central Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Central Elementary School's student population of 216 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1161 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Central Elementary School's ranking?
Central Elementary School is ranked #1161 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Central Elementary School?
216 students attend Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Central Elementary School students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Elementary School?
Central Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Central Elementary School offer ?
Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Central Elementary School part of?
Central Elementary School is part of Lowndes County School District.
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