Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 108
1 102
2 93
3 89
4 95
5 100
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, IN in the Plainfield Community School Corporation. It enrolls 587 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 225th largest public school in Indiana and the 14,202nd largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 587
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,202nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 225th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 807th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 271st out of 1,125

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 313
(53%)
1,786
(52%)
 Female 274
(47%)
1,679
(48%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 531
(90%)
3,044
(88%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
99
(3%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
100
(3%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
141
(4%)
 Black 11
(2%)
74
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 420
(72%)
2,390
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(22%)
780
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(7%)
295
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Central Elementary School is ranked 726th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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 553
2006 586
2007 588
2008 453
2009 450
2010 474
2011 451
2012 587

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 N/A
2007 17.7
2008 19.5
2009 19.7
2010 21.7
2011 18
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18264014466546
2006 0.19965870307167
2007 0.19727891156463
2008 0.280353200883
2009 0.33555555555556
2010 0.32067510548523
2011 0.38580931263858
2012 0.28449744463373

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.4%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Central Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 587 19.6:1  
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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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