Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 47
2 47
3 45
4 50
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dodge City, KS in the Dodge City School District. It enrolls 284 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 425th largest public school in Kansas and the 42,532nd largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 284
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,532nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 425th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 614th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 483rd out of 692

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 144
(51%)
2,575
(52%)
 Female 140
(49%)
2,409
(48%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 256
(90%)
3,978
(80%)
 White 25
(9%)
778
(16%)
 Black 2
(1%)
82
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
64
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
59
(1%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 224
(79%)
3,678
(74%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(14%)
578
(12%)
 Not Eligible 21
(7%)
728
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Central Elementary is ranked 152nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.6%) is significantly 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 294
2006 321
2007 316
2008 308
2009 329
2010 326
2011 294
2012 284

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 16
2007 16.6
2008 16.6
2009 15.9
2010 16.5
2011 14.6
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78231292517007
2006 0.72897196261682
2007 0.75
2008 0.88636363636364
2009 0.88145896656535
2010 0.92638036809816
2011 0.92857142857143
2012 0.92605633802817

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Central Elementary
Dodge City, KS
Public KG - 05 284 16.9:1  
Comanche Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 692 12.1:1 1 miles
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Soule Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 215 13:1 1 miles
Dodge City Middle School
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Miller Elementary
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Public PK - 05 820 20:1 1 miles
Beeson Elementary
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Public KG - 05 357 15.2:1 2 miles
Northwest Elementary
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Public KG - 05 398 17.3:1 2 miles
Linn Elementary
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Public KG - 05 457 18.3:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 383 14.8:1 2 miles
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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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