Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 242 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 44%.

School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 242 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,014 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
62%
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 students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
7%
1%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
71%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
7%
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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 students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.470.41
This chart display the diversity score of Central Elementary School and the average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoquiam School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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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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