Central Middle School (Closed 2013)

913 North 24th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Central Middle School served 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%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 80%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Central Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
69%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
23%
13%
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Black
4%
20%
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White
65%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.530.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVan Buren School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Central Middle School is Izard Center For Learning (0.3 miles away)
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