Central School



Central School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central School Students by Grade
PK 3
K 76
1 78
2 94
3 90
4 70
5 89
6 103
7 74
8 74
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central School is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AL in the Madison County School District. It enrolls 751 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central School is the 109th largest public school in Alabama and the 5,615th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 751
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 109th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 333rd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 88th out of 783

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Central School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 392
(52%)
6,665
(51%)
 Female 359
(48%)
6,283
(49%)

Central School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 572
(76%)
8,980
(69%)
 American Indian 75
(10%)
782
(6%)
 Black 66
(9%)
2,283
(18%)
 Hispanic 30
(4%)
390
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
299
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
201
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Central School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 481
(64%)
7,958
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 209
(28%)
4,019
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(8%)
971
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Central School is ranked 418th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Central School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 730
2006 754
2007 730
2008 704
2009 727
2010 745
2011 747
2012 751

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 17.5
2007 15.8
2008 16.4
2009 16.7
2010 16.1
2011 14.7
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27123287671233
2006 0.29442970822281
2007 0.28630136986301
2008 0.27698863636364
2009 0.29436038514443
2010 0.34228187919463
2011 0.32128514056225
2012 0.3595206391478

Compare Central School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central School
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 09 751 13.1:1  
Mt Carmel Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 611 10.6:1 3 miles
Riverton Intermediate School
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Public 04 - 06 794 19.3:1 4 miles
Monte Sano Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 191 12.3:1 5 miles
Riverton Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 403 10.3:1 5 miles
Chapman Middle School
Huntsville, AL
Public 06 - 09 292 10.8:1 6 miles
Chapman Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 05 255 10.5:1 6 miles
Blossomwood Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
Public KG - 05 489 14.8:1 7 miles
Union Chapel Christian Academy
Huntsville, AL
Private KG - 07 157 7:1 7 miles
Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 417 12.3:1 7 miles
Madison County Elementary School
Gurley, AL
Public PK - 09 456 11.7:1 7 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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