Centre Avenue Elementary School

  • Centre Avenue Elementary School serves 343 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Centre Avenue Elementary School operates within the East Rockaway Union Free School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 343 students
Centre Avenue Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Centre Avenue Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Centre Avenue Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Centre Avenue Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Centre Avenue Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
5%
9%
Centre Avenue Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
24%
25%
Centre Avenue Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
1%
18%
Centre Avenue Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
67%
45%
Centre Avenue Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Centre Avenue Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Centre Avenue Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Centre Avenue Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.49 0.37
Centre Avenue Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
21%
45%
Centre Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
3%
6%
Centre Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • East Rockaway Union Free School District's student population of 1,205 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $33,202 is higher than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $29,336 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name East Rockaway Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,205 935
East Rockaway Union Free School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $31 MM
East Rockaway Union Free School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $36 MM $30 MM
East Rockaway Union Free School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $33,202 $32,940
East Rockaway Union Free School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $29,336 $31,547
East Rockaway Union Free School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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