Central Elementary School

1110 16th St
Sidney, NE 69162
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 239 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten, Central Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 71%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 77%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 75-79%
  • : 70-74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 239 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students
239 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
(13-14)
75-79%
71%
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 Nebraska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
(13-14)
70-74%
77%
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 Nebraska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
91%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.17
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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 Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 71% NE state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 77% NE state average).
How many students attend Central Elementary School?
239 students attend Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Central Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% 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 22:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Central Elementary School offer ?
Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
What school district is Central Elementary School part of?
Central Elementary School is part of Sidney Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 75-79%
  • : 70-74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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