Central Elementary School

805 15th Street
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Central Elementary School serves 572 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 572 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2395 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
30%
15%
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White
44%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
24%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Beaver Falls Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central Elementary School is Beaver Falls Area Senior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Beaver Falls Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Beaver Falls Beaver Falls Area Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 458 students
    0.1 miles
    1701 8th Ave
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    (724) 843-7470
    0.1 9-12 458
  • Beaver Falls Beaver Falls Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 358 students
    0.1 miles
    1601 8th Ave
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    (724) 846-5470
    0.1 6-8 358
  • Beaver Falls Patterson Primary School
    Grades: K-2 | 210 students
    0.9 miles
    701 Darlington Rd
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    (724) 843-1268
    0.9 K-2 210
  • New Brighton New Brighton Area Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 316 students
    1.6 miles
    901 Penn Ave
    New Brighton, PA 15066
    (724) 846-8100
    1.6 6-8 316
  • New Brighton New Brighton Area Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 639 students
    1.9 miles
    3200 43rd St
    New Brighton, PA 15066
    (724) 843-1194
    1.9 K-5 639

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