Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 54
1 68
2 53
3 48
4 62
5 59
6 76
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Coralville, IA in the Iowa City Community School District. It enrolls 436 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 174th largest public school in Iowa and the 27,919th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 436
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,919th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 174th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 512th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 220th out of 723

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 231
(53%)
3,578
(50%)
 Male 205
(47%)
3,637
(50%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 280
(64%)
4,541
(63%)
 Black 67
(15%)
1,087
(15%)
 Hispanic 35
(8%)
835
(12%)
 Asian 33
(8%)
452
(6%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
258
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
38
(1%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 309
(71%)
4,933
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 114
(26%)
2,036
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(3%)
246
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Central Elementary School is ranked 312th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.1%) is lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 433
2006 448
2007 424
2008 424
2009 429
2010 434
2011 435
2012 436

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 16.5
2007 15.1
2008 15.4
2009 16
2010 14.2
2011 14.4
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26558891454965
2006 0.28794642857143
2007 0.28066037735849
2008 0.29952830188679
2009 0.31002331002331
2010 0.32258064516129
2011 0.28045977011494
2012 0.29128440366972

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.1%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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