Central School

1100 Palmer Ave
Larchmont, NY 10538
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 500 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Central School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 69% (Top 30%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Central School's student population of 500 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
500 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Central School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Central School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1024 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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69%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
16%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
16%
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White
70%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
0.48
This chart display the diversity score of Central School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central School's ranking?
Central School is ranked #1024 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Central School often compared to?
Central Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Murray Avenue School, Chatsworth Avenue School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Central School?
500 students attend Central School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Central School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central School?
Central School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Central School offer ?
Central School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Central School part of?
Central School is part of Mamaroneck Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 69% (Top 30%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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