Central Elementary School

208 S 9th St
Clinton, IN 47842
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Central Elementary School serves 294 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 294 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1161 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
95%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Elementary School's ranking?
Central Elementary School is ranked #1161 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Central Elementary School often compared to?
Central Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ernie Pyle Elementary School, Van Duyn Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Central Elementary School?
294 students attend Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Central Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Elementary School?
Central Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Central Elementary School offer ?
Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Central Elementary School part of?
Central Elementary School is part of South Vermillion Com Sch Corp School District.

School Reviews

5   1/6/2015
Pretty well rounded and my grand kids love it there.
- Posted by Parent - mikes

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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