Central Primary School

  • Central Primary School serves 815 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Central Primary School's student population of 815 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students815 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Central Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Primary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Primary School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#352 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Primary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Primary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Central Primary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Primary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
16%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
64%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Central Primary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Primary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.540.36
This chart display the diversity score of Central Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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