Central Primary School



Central Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Primary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 70
1 47
2 65
3 36
4 37
5 48
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Primary School is a public elementary school located in Tuscaloosa, AL in the Tuscaloosa City School District. It enrolls 327 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Primary School is the 593rd largest public school in Alabama and the 38,811th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,811th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 593rd out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 303rd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 581st out of 783

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Central Primary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 174
(53%)
3,743
(51%)
 Female 153
(47%)
3,599
(49%)

Central Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 323
(99%)
5,218
(71%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
246
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
40
(1%)
 White 0
(0%)
1,732
(24%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
99
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Central Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 286
(87%)
4,440
(60%)
 Not Eligible 36
(11%)
2,512
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(2%)
390
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Central Primary School is ranked 382nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 257
2006 267
2007 299
2008 293
2009 256
2010 324
2011 273
2012 327

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 12.5
2007 12.6
2008 13
2009 14.6
2010 12.3
2011 12.4
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95719844357977
2006 0.91760299625468
2007 0.92642140468227
2008 0.80204778156997
2009 0.78515625
2010 0.8179012345679
2011 0.87545787545788
2012 0.88990825688073

Compare Central Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 89.0%
 

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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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