Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 612 students in grades 4-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 612 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students612 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#529 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
52%
21%
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White
41%
60%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 AR.
Diversity Score0.560.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMagnolia School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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THE ONLY GOOD THING I CAN SAY ABOUT THIS SCHOOL IS THE EXTRACURRUCULAR ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS BAND AND QUIZ BOWL. THE QUALITY OF THE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS IS BELOW AVERAGE. THE VIEW OF THE SCHOOL IN MY OPINION IS TO TEACH THE CHILDREN HOW TO PASS THE STATE TESTS THAT ARE REQUIRED. I'M NOT SAYING THAT ALL THE TEACHERS DON'T CARE ABOUT THEIR STUDENTS, MOST OF THEM DO, BUT THAT IS ALL THEY WORRY ABOUT. THE TEST REFLECTS ON THEM, AND IF THE KIDS DON'T DO WELL, ITS THE TEACHERS FAULT. ALSO AT THIS SCHOOL THE DISCIPLINARY RULES ARE VERY LAX, IN MY OPINION. ALL THE RULES DON'T APPLY TO ALL THE CHILDREN. I WOULD URGE YOU AS PARENTS TO THINK ABOUT HOMESCHOOLING, SO YOUR CHILD CAN RECEIVE A COMPLETE EDUCATION, AND BE SAFE AT THE SAME TIME. I HOPE THIS REVIEW HELPS (IF IT GETS POSTED).
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