Central Special School

Tel: (410)956-5885
  • Central Special School serves 130 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Central Special School operates within the Anne Arundel County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 130 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades PK-12
Total Students130 students
Central Special School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender %Central Special School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Central Special School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by GradeCentral Special School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
Central Special School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
6%
6%
Central Special School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
17%
15%
Central Special School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
15%
34%
Central Special School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
61%
40%
Central Special School White Students (2008-2015)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Central Special School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral Special School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.580.70
Central Special School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
27%
39%
Central Special School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Central Special School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anne Arundel County School District's student population of 78,991 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,681 in this district is less than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,073 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
28
Number of Students Managed78,99117,887
Anne Arundel County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,064 MM$243 MM
Anne Arundel County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,095 MM$239 MM
Anne Arundel County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,681$14,280
Anne Arundel County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,073$14,036
Anne Arundel County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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