Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 321 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 321 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1437 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
80%
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 public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
20%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
67%
50%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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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 public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.510.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAMHERST CO PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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