Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 97
2 92
3 77
4 74
5 82
6 82
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Imperial Beach, CA in the South Bay Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 580 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 2,423rd largest public school in California and the 14,699th largest nationally. It has 26.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 580
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,699th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,423rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,269th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,843rd out of 6,159

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 318
(55%)
3,902
(50%)
 Female 262
(45%)
3,869
(50%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 460
(79%)
6,274
(81%)
 White 47
(8%)
643
(8%)
 Asian 24
(4%)
395
(5%)
 Black 23
(4%)
246
(3%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
146
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
41
(1%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 577
(99%)
5,724
(74%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
1,406
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
641
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Central Elementary is ranked 839th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 648
2006 622
2007 615
2008 576
2009 632
2010 601
2011 578
2012 580

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.6
2006 20.1
2007 19.8
2008 20.6
2009 22.6
2010 N/A
2011 24.6
2012 26.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74691358024691
2006 0.78135048231511
2007 0.83739837398374
2008 0.85243055555556
2009 0.7879746835443
2010 0.84026622296173
2011
2012 0.9948275862069

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,640.0% 26.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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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