Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 276 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 276 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank#1910 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
19%
18%
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Black
33%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
41%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 NC.
Diversity Score0.690.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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