Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 246 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46%.

School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 246 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students246 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Central Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.54, 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 (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1857 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
19%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
64%
54%
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Two or more races
12%
8%
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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 WA.
Diversity Score0.540.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoquiam School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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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