Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 58
K 131
1 127
2 129
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wamego, KS in the Wamego School District. It enrolls 445 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 164th largest public school in Kansas and the 26,954th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 445
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,954th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 164th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 417th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 139th out of 692

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 235
(53%)
564
(52%)
 Female 210
(47%)
513
(48%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 397
(89%)
965
(90%)
 Hispanic 23
(5%)
58
(5%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
31
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 306
(69%)
706
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(25%)
276
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(7%)
95
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Central Elementary is ranked 356th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.2%) is lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 296
2006 288
2007 336
2008 330
2009 284
2010 384
2011 390
2012 445

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 11.9
2007 14.7
2008 13.2
2009 12.1
2010 14.5
2011 6.9
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24662162162162
2006 0.27430555555556
2007 0.27678571428571
2008 0.27272727272727
2009 0.34154929577465
2010 0.30989583333333
2011 0.26410256410256
2012 0.3123595505618

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.2%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central Elementary
Wamego, KS
Public PK - 02 445 14.6:1  
West Elementary
Wamego, KS
Public 03 - 05 313 13.7:1 1 miles
Wamego Middle School
Wamego, KS
Public 06 - 08 319 11.4:1 1 miles
St George Elementary
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Public PK - 06 358 12.7:1 7 miles
Flint Hills Christian School
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Private PK - 12 138 9:1 11 miles
Mill Creek Valley Middle School
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Public 05 - 06 70 11.5:1 13 miles
Alma Grade School
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Public PK - 04 107 11.6:1 13 miles
Bluemont Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 239 12.3:1 14 miles
St Marys Elementary
St. Marys, KS
Public PK - 06 377 15.8:1 14 miles
Woodrow Wilson Elementary
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Public PK - 06 259 13.5:1 14 miles
Northview Elementary
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Public PK - 06 593 16.4:1 14 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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