1510 Dinah Washington Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Central Elementary School serves 340 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.

Top Rankings

Central Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 340 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day for Students
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of Summer Learning
June 01, 2022 (Wednesday)
First Day for Students
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
High School Open House (First Semester)
August 18, 2022 (Thursday)
Middle School Open House
August 25, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1109 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
96%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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