Central Middle School (Closed 2013)

913 North 24th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Central Middle School serves 472 students in grades 5-6. 
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 69% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 78%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 80%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (AR)
(11-12)
69%
78%
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(11-12)
75%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
23%
14%
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Black
4%
19%
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White
65%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 Arkansas.
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 78% AR state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 80% AR state average).
How many students attend Central Middle School?
472 students attend Central Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Central Middle School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Middle School?
Central Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Central Middle School offer ?
Central Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-6
What school district is Central Middle School part of?
Central Middle School is part of Van Buren School District.

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