Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 351 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 351 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students351 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Central Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#728 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
62%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
93%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 IN.
Diversity Score0.130.51
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
42%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Putnam Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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