Central Primary School



Central Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Primary School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 61
1 69
2 48
3 58
4 43
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Primary School is a public elementary school located in Tuscaloosa, AL in the Tuscaloosa City School District. It enrolls 370 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Primary School is the 546th largest public school in Alabama and the 35,055th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 370
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,055th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 546th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 263rd out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 526th out of 782

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Central Primary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 192
(52%)
3,937
(52%)
 Female 178
(48%)
3,621
(48%)

Central Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 360
(97%)
5,238
(69%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
319
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
79
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
13
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
1,757
(23%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
143
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Central Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 275
(74%)
3,357
(44%)
 Not Eligible 95
(26%)
4,161
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
40
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Central Primary School is ranked 336th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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 Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 257
2006 267
2007 299
2008 293
2009 256
2010 324
2011 273
2012 327
2013 350
2014 355
2015 370

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 12.5
2007 12.6
2008 13
2009 14.6
2010 12.3
2011 12.4
2012 12.9
2013 13.5
2014 15.7
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95719844357977
2006 0.91760299625468
2007 0.92642140468227
2008 0.80204778156997
2009 0.78515625
2010 0.8179012345679
2011 0.87545787545788
2012 0.88990825688073
2013 0.84571428571429
2014 0.71267605633803
2015 0.74324324324324

Compare Central Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.3%
 

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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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