Central Elementary School

301 Big Spring Dr
Neosho, MO 64850
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 147 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Central Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 147 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50% in MO
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 147 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
#1574 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
37%
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30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
37%
8%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
35%
69%
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Hawaiian
18%
1%
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Elementary School's ranking?
Central Elementary School is ranked #1574 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Central Elementary School often compared to?
Central Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South Elementary School, Benton 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 37% MO state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Central Elementary School?
147 students attend Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Central Elementary School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 18% of students are Hawaiian, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Elementary School?
Central Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Central Elementary School offer ?
Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Central Elementary School part of?
Central Elementary School is part of Neosho School District.

School Reviews

5   12/23/2013
I have 4 children in the Neosho school district. Central Elementary is our school of choice!! Wonderful staff and educators! Very parent friendly. Kids feel at home here.
- Posted by Parent - jeane

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 147 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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