Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 129
1 136
2 140
3 157
4 143
5 136
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Plainfield, IL in the Plainfield School District 202. It enrolls 841 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 112th largest public school in Illinois and the 3,156th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 841
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,156th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 112th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 693rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 71st out of 2,345

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 445
(53%)
10,356
(52%)
 Female 396
(47%)
9,521
(48%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 500
(59%)
11,911
(60%)
 Hispanic 202
(24%)
4,383
(22%)
 Asian 54
(6%)
1,120
(6%)
 Black 52
(6%)
1,657
(8%)
 Two or More 29
(3%)
718
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
21
(0%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 652
(78%)
15,897
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 161
(19%)
2,976
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(3%)
1,004
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Central Elementary School is ranked 1,211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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 573
2006 879
2007 909
2008 854
2009 804
2010 851
2011 853
2012 841

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 18.7
2007 21.6
2008 19.4
2009 17.9
2010 18.7
2011 19
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.071553228621291
2006 0.094425483503982
2007 0.12871287128713
2008 0.1463700234192
2009 0.16044776119403
2010 0.17508813160987
2011 0.22157092614302
2012 0.22473246135553

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.5%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
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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