Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 143
1 149
2 140
3 124
4 127
5 132
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Diego, CA in the San Diego Unf School District. It enrolls 815 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 670th largest public school in California and the 3,749th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 815
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,749th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 670th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 442nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 84th out of 6,159

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 413
(51%)
47,483
(51%)
 Female 402
(49%)
45,196
(49%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 608
(75%)
43,636
(47%)
 Asian 115
(14%)
12,272
(13%)
 Black 67
(8%)
9,386
(10%)
 White 11
(1%)
21,189
(23%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
5,395
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
559
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
242
(0%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 812
(100%)
52,873
(57%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
31,721
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
8,085
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Central Elementary is ranked 161st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) 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 912
2006 849
2007 848
2008 806
2009 753
2010 722
2011 780
2012 815

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.2
2007 16.6
2008 16.8
2009 16.5
2010 N/A
2011 18
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99013157894737
2006 0.98704358068316
2007 0.98820754716981
2008 0.99007444168734
2009 0.98937583001328
2010 0.99030470914127
2011
2012 0.99631901840491

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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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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