Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 247 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 247 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#381 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
12%
4%
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Black
52%
49%
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White
35%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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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 MS.
Diversity Score0.600.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePASCAGOULA GAUTIER SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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