Central Middle School

1900 Thilenius
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Central Middle School serves 635 students in grades 5-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Central Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Central Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Central Middle School's student population of 635 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students635 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Central Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Central Middle School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#694 out of 2085 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
31%
16%
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White
51%
71%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCape Girardeau 63 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central Middle School is Girardot Center For Youth (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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