Central Elementary School

Central Elementary School serves 458 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the ID average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Central Elementary School operates within the Nampa School District.

School Overview

The student population of 458 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 458 students
Central Elementary School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Central Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Central Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Central Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1 20:1
Central Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Central Elementary School American Indian Students (2005-2014)
Hispanic
40%
17%
Central Elementary School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
1%
1%
Central Elementary School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
56%
77%
Central Elementary School White Students (2002-2014)
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Central Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.29
Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
37%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
10%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Nampa School District's student population of 16,241 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,152 in this district is less than the state average of $9,564. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $6,856 is less than the state average of $8,998. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Nampa School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
2
Number of Students Managed 16,241 530
Nampa   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $5 MM
Nampa   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $105 MM $5 MM
Nampa   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,152 $9,564
Nampa   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $6,856 $8,998
Nampa   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Idaho Arts Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Idaho Arts Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Idaho Arts Charter School (0.8 miles away)
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    (208)463-4324
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    0.8 miles
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    NampaID 83687
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    0.8 miles
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    NampaID 83686
    (208)468-4628
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    1 miles
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    NampaID 83651
    (208)498-0559
    19-12172
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    1.1 miles
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    NampaID 83686
    (208)498-0551
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