Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 258
K 258
1 234
2 220
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Forrest City, AR in the Forrest City School District. It enrolls 970 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 6th largest public school in Arkansas and the 1,416th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 970
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.1

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 519
(54%)
974
(52%)
 Female 451
(46%)
892
(48%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 824
(85%)
1,570
(84%)
 White 110
(11%)
241
(13%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Hispanic 13
(1%)
24
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 967
(100%)
1,857
(100%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Central Elementary School is ranked 2nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1008
2006 969
2007 1029
2008 970
2009 936
2010 885
2011 963
2012 970

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.6
2007 17.4
2008 18.3
2009 16.3
2010 18.2
2011 19.9
2012 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65178571428571
2006 0.9969040247678
2007 0.99708454810496
2008 0.99690721649485
2009 0.99679487179487
2010 0.99661016949153
2011 0.85877466251298
2012 0.99690721649485

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 99.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central Elementary School
Forrest City, AR
Public PK - 02 970 19.8:1  
Calvary Christian School
Forrest City, AR
Private PK - 12 168 12:1 1 miles
Lincoln Academy of Excellence
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Public 05 - 06 468 12.1:1 2 miles
Stewart Elementary School
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Public 03 - 04 428 14.5:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 04 261 18.2:1 8 miles
Wynne Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 674 14.6:1 15 miles
Wynne Primary School
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Public KG - 02 655 13.6:1 15 miles
Wynne Intermediate School
Wynne, AR
Public 03 - 05 625 15.2:1 15 miles
Lee Academy
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Private PK - 12 252 14:1 17 miles
Whitten Elementary School
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Public PK - 02 323 15.3:1 18 miles
Anna Strong Intermediate School
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Public 03 - 06 269 16.1:1 19 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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