Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 348 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is equal to the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 348 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.20, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#731 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
33%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
89%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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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 KS.
Diversity Score0.200.54
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
38%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
10%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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