Central Elementary School

50 School Street Extension
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Central Elementary School serves 199 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Vermont 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 20-29% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Vermont state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Central Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Vermont for:

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 199 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 281 schools in Vermont (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.24, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VT)
Overall Testing Rank
#241 out of 281 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
3%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
87%
88%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Elementary School's ranking?
Central Elementary School is ranked #241 out of 281 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Vermont.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% VT state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% VT state average).
How many students attend Central Elementary School?
199 students attend Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Central Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of 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 higher than the Vermont state average of 11:1.
What grades does Central Elementary School offer ?
Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Central Elementary School part of?
Central Elementary School is part of Rockingham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

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