Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 602 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students602 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Central Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
54%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
52%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
50%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
12%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
33%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida 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 public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.630.46
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
48%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOkeechobee School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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