Central Elementary School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Central Elementary School places among the top 20% of 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
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Gender %This chart display gender of Central Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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 0.40. 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Central Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
86%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Central Elementary School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.260.40
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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