Centre Elementary School

725 E Main St
Centre, AL 35960
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Centre Elementary School serves 635 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Centre Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Centre Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Centre Elementary School's student population of 635 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students635 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Rankings

Centre Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Centre Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#643 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
88%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.220.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Centre Elementary School is Cherokee County Career Technology Center (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Centre Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Centre Centre Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 482 students
    0.3 miles
    1920 East Main Street
    Centre, AL 35960
    (256) 927-5656
    0.3 5-8 482
  • Centre Cherokee County Career Technology Center Vocational School
    Grades: 7-12
    1.0 miles
    600 Bay Springs Rd
    Centre, AL 35960
    (256) 927-5351
    1 7-12 n/a
  • Centre Cherokee County High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 470 students
    1.3 miles
    910 Warrior Dr
    Centre, AL 35960
    (256) 927-3625
    1.3 9-12 470
  • Cedar Bluff Cedar Bluff High School Math: 59% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 602 students
    6.2 miles
    3655 Old Highway 9
    Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
    (256) 779-6211
    6.2 PK-12 602
  • Leesburg Sand Rock High School Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 823 students
    8.2 miles
    1950 Sand Rock Avenue
    Leesburg, AL 35983
    (256) 523-4050
    8.2 PK-12 823

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