Perry Central Elementary School

  • Perry Central Elementary School serves 695 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Perry Central Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Perry Central Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Perry Central Elementary School's student population of 695 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Perry Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Perry Central Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#149 out of 1769 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perry Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perry Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
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Hispanic
n/a
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Perry Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
98%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Perry Central Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Perry Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Perry Central Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.040.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Perry Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Perry Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePerry Central Com Schools Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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