Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 620 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 620 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#123 out of 1359 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
62%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
72%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
3%
34%
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White
81%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.340.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Central Elementary School is Central Special School (0.0 miles away)
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