Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 920 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 76%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 73%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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Central Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 920 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students920 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Central Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 945 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.24, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
76%
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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
73%
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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Central Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
87%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
9%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 Score0.240.58
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
26%
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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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