Central School



Central School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central School Students by Grade
PK 4
K 72
1 69
2 80
3 77
4 81
5 85
6 83
7 67
8 84
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central School is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AL in the Madison County School District. It enrolls 702 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central School is the 134th largest public school in Alabama and the 7,904th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 702
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,904th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 134th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 289th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 118th out of 782

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Central School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 354
(50%)
5,814
(48%)
 Male 348
(50%)
6,216
(52%)

Central School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 536
(76%)
8,038
(67%)
 American Indian 68
(10%)
712
(6%)
 Black 65
(9%)
2,166
(18%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
495
(4%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
412
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
187
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Central School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 488
(70%)
7,389
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 188
(27%)
3,802
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(4%)
839
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Central School is ranked 481st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 730
2006 754
2007 730
2008 704
2009 727
2010 745
2011 747
2012 751
2013 783
2014 764
2015 702

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 17.5
2007 15.8
2008 16.4
2009 16.7
2010 16.1
2011 14.7
2012 13.1
2013 16.7
2014 17.7
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27123287671233
2006 0.29442970822281
2007 0.28630136986301
2008 0.27698863636364
2009 0.29436038514443
2010 0.34228187919463
2011 0.32128514056225
2012 0.3595206391478
2013 0.36526181353768
2014 0.31282722513089
2015 0.3048433048433

Compare Central School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.5%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central School
Huntsville, AL
Public KG - 08 702 16.6:1  
Mt Carmel Elementary School
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Public PK - 03 604 16.4:1 3 miles
Riverton Intermediate School
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Monte Sano Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 225 13.5:1 5 miles
Riverton Elementary School
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Public PK - 03 420 15.5:1 5 miles
Chapman Elementary School
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Public PK - 08 583 14.8:1 6 miles
Blossomwood Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 06 744 19:1 7 miles
Union Chapel Christian Academy
Huntsville, AL
Private KG - 12 206 10:1 7 miles
Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 05 498 19.9:1 7 miles
Madison County Elementary School
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Public PK - 08 472 16.1:1 7 miles
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Private PK - KG 124 7:1 8 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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