Central Elementary School

310 Simpson Avenue
Hoquiam, WA 98550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 226 students in grades 2-6, Central Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 53%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-6
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Bottom 50% in WA
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Central Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 226 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-6
Total Students
226 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,113 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WA)
#1620 out of 2113 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
40%
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30-34%
53%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-39%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
19%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
63%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
13%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Elementary School's ranking?
Central Elementary School is ranked #1620 out of 2,113 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
What schools are Central Elementary School often compared to?
Central Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Emerson Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% WA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% WA state average).
How many students attend Central Elementary School?
226 students attend Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Central Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Elementary School?
Central Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Central Elementary School offer ?
Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-6
What school district is Central Elementary School part of?
Central Elementary School is part of Hoquiam School District.

School Reviews

2   3/3/2010
I would not recommend this school to any parent who has a child in need of special education services or who may have disabilities. The staff at this school seem more concerned with ridding themselves of the problematic child than helping them, it's really unfortunate. The quality of academics at this school also have need for improvement. The test scores for the school speak for themselves.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-6
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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