Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 77
5 74
6 70
7 81
8 68
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbus, KS in the Columbus School District. It enrolls 370 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 284th largest public school in Kansas and the 34,649th largest nationally. It has 11.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 370
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,649th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 284th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 109th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 95th out of 692

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 190
(51%)
367
(50%)
 Male 180
(49%)
363
(50%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 311
(84%)
633
(87%)
 Two or More 23
(6%)
35
(5%)
 American Indian 16
(4%)
25
(3%)
 Hispanic 15
(4%)
25
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 176
(48%)
363
(50%)
 Not Eligible 151
(41%)
286
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(12%)
81
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Central Elementary is ranked 202nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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 414
2006 412
2007 410
2008 394
2009 419
2010 400
2011 398
2012 370

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 11.4
2007 12
2008 12.5
2009 13.2
2010 13.4
2011 12
2012 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46135265700483
2006 0.41990291262136
2007 0.43170731707317
2008 0.53553299492386
2009 0.5799522673031
2010 0.5975
2011 0.57035175879397
2012 0.59189189189189

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 59.2%
 

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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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