Central Elementary School

Tel: (410)222-1075
  • Central Elementary School serves 615 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • Central Elementary School operates within the Anne Arundel County School District.

Top Placements (Maryland)

Central Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in Maryland for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 615 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students615 students
Central Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Central Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Central Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeCentral Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.26, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Central Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
6%
Central Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2016)
Hispanic
7%
15%
Central Elementary School Black Students (2000-2016)
Black
2%
34%
Central Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
86%
39%
Central Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Central Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.260.71
Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
40%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Central Elementary School is Anne Arundel County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Anne Arundel County School District's student population of 79,999 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,681 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,073 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    121
    28
    Number of Students Managed79,99917,941
    Anne Arundel County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    44%
    District Total Revenue$1,064 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$1,095 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,681$16,454
    District Spending / Student$14,073$16,634
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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