Central School

  • Central School serves 559 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Central School's student population of 559 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#195 out of 3679 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
90%
49%
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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 School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.190.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
46%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlencoe SD 35 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Glencoe South Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-2 | 366 students
    0.7 miles
    266 Linden Ave
    Glencoe, IL 60022
    (847)835-6400
    0.7 PK-2 366
  • Glencoe West School Magnet School
    Grades: 3-4 | 250 students
    0.9 miles
    1010 Forestway Dr
    Glencoe, IL 60022
    (847)835-6600
    0.9 3-4 250
  • Winnetka Hubbard Woods Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-4 | 254 students
    1.3 miles
    1110 Chatfield Rd
    Winnetka, IL 60093
    (847)446-0920
    1.3 K-4 254
  • Highland Park Braeside Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 267 students
    1.8 miles
    150 Pierce Rd
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    (224)765-3401
    1.8 K-5 267
  • Winnetka Carleton W Washburne School Magnet School
    Grades: 7-8 | 448 students
    1.9 miles
    515 Hibbard Rd
    Winnetka, IL 60093
    (847)446-5892
    1.9 7-8 448

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