Central Park Elementary School

  • Central Park Elementary School serves 705 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Central Park Elementary School's student population of 705 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students705 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Central Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Park Elementary School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2837 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
44%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
31%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
22%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.670.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMidlothian SD 143 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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