Central Grade School

  • Central Grade School serves 643 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Central Grade School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Central Grade School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Central Grade School's student population of 643 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students643 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Central Grade School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Grade School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Grade School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#538 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Grade School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Central Grade School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Grade School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Grade School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Grade School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
90%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Grade School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Grade School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.190.50
This chart display the diversity score of Central Grade School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTraverse City Area School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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  • Traverse City Tcaps Montessori School
    Grades: PK-7 | 339 students
    0.5 miles
    1009 South Oak St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)933-5608
    0.5 PK-7 339
  • Traverse City New Campus Center Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 58 students
    0.8 miles
    1100 Silver Dr
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)922-6375
    0.8 K-12 58
  • Traverse City The Greenspire School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 100 students
    1.1 miles
    1026 Red Drive
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)633-6252
    1.1 6-8 100
  • Traverse City Willow Hill Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 442 students
    1.1 miles
    1250 Hill St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)933-8540
    1.1 PK-6 442
  • Traverse City Traverse Heights Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 226 students
    1.4 miles
    933 Rose St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231)933-6500
    1.4 PK-6 226

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