Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 114
K 149
1 110
2 118
3 99
4 123
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 Nevada, IA in the Nevada Community School District. It enrolls 713 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 16th largest public school in Iowa and the 7,077th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 713
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,077th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 16th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 577th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 21st out of 723

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 372
(52%)
604
(52%)
 Female 341
(48%)
566
(48%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 601
(84%)
1,013
(87%)
 Hispanic 55
(8%)
82
(7%)
 Two or More 32
(4%)
41
(4%)
 Black 13
(2%)
16
(1%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
17
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 445
(62%)
751
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 231
(32%)
355
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(5%)
64
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Central Elementary School is ranked 95th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.6%) is slightly 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 556
2006 603
2007 693
2008 712
2009 693
2010 692
2011 708
2012 713

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 15.7
2007 15.9
2008 15.8
2009 16.1
2010 16.3
2011 16.5
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35431654676259
2006 0.33996683250415
2007 0.32756132756133
2008 0.3061797752809
2009 0.32178932178932
2010 0.38294797687861
2011 0.40254237288136
2012 0.37587657784011

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.6%
 
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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