Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 234 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 234 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students234 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2240 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
46%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
17%
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Black
83%
26%
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White
10%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 NC.
Diversity Score0.30n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthampton County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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