Central School serves 657 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Central School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 657 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 33%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 38% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 63% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Central School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Central School's student population of 657 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Central School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#145 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Central School's ranking?
Central School is ranked #145 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Central School?
657 students attend Central School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Central School students are White, 12% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central School?
Central School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Central School offer ?
Central School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Central School part of?
Central School is part of Madison County School District.
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