Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 745 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 745 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students745 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5497 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Central Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
81%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
9%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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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 CA.
Diversity Score0.340.64
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBanning Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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