281 Route 46
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Central Elementary School serves 286 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 73%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 69%) for the 2009-10 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 286 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 286 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
87%
73%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
67%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
11%
31%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
82%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 286 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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