Central Elementary School

15501 E Avenue L
Lewistown, IL 61542
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 337 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Central Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 337 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
337 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Central Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IL)
#2529 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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(20-21)
10-14%
28%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
10-14%
30%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-59%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
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27%
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Black
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17%
White
97%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
43%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Elementary School's ranking?
Central Elementary School is ranked #2529 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Central Elementary School?
337 students attend Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Central Elementary School students are White, and 3% 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 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Central Elementary School offer ?
Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Central Elementary School part of?
Central Elementary School is part of Lewistown CUSD 97 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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