Central Primary School

  • Central Primary School serves 279 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central Primary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Central Primary School's student population of 279 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Primary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Primary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#723 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
37%
20%
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White
56%
60%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArkadelphia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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  • Arkadelphia Goza Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 425 students
    0.2 miles
    1305 Caddo St
    Arkadelphia, AR 71923
    (870)246-4291
    0.2 6-8 425
  • Arkadelphia Peake Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 298 students
    0.4 miles
    1609 Pine St
    Arkadelphia, AR 71923
    (870)246-2361
    0.4 4-5 298
  • Arkadelphia Louisa Perritt Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 315 students
    1.0 miles
    1900 Walnut St
    Arkadelphia, AR 71923
    (870)246-2260
    1.0 PK-1 315
  • Arkadelphia Arkadelphia High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 512 students
    2.2 miles
    401 High School Rd
    Arkadelphia, AR 71923
    (870)246-7373
    2.2 9-12 512
  • Donaldson Ouachita High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 224 students
    9.8 miles
    258 School House Rd
    Donaldson, AR 71941
    (501)384-2323
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