Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 285
K 213
1 220
2 209
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Forrest City, AR in the Forrest City School District. It enrolls 927 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 3rd largest public school in Arkansas and the 2,027th largest nationally. It has 21.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 927
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.59

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 480
(52%)
998
(50%)
 Male 447
(48%)
1,015
(50%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 798
(86%)
1,742
(87%)
 White 92
(10%)
203
(10%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
35
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 730
(79%)
1,411
(70%)
 Not Eligible 194
(21%)
599
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Central Elementary School is ranked 4th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.1%) is higher than the state average of 67.1%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1008
2006 969
2007 1029
2008 970
2009 936
2010 885
2011 963
2012 970
2013 986
2014 970
2015 927

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.6
2007 17.4
2008 18.3
2009 16.3
2010 18.2
2011 19.9
2012 19.8
2013 18.6
2014 19.5
2015 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65178571428571
2006 0.9969040247678
2007 0.99708454810496
2008 0.99690721649485
2009 0.99679487179487
2010 0.99661016949153
2011 0.85877466251298
2012 0.99690721649485
2013 0.99695740365112
2014 0.99690721649485
2015 0.79072276159655

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 67.1%
 
This School 79.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central Elementary School
Forrest City, AR
Public PK - 02 927 21.8:1  
Calvary Christian School
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Private PK - 12 150 12:1 1 miles
Forrest City Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 369 13.1:1 1 miles
Forrest City College Preparatory School
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Public 05 - 05 72 18:1 2 miles
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Public 03 - 05 546 16.9:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 06 407 14.1:1 8 miles
Wynne Intermediate School
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Public 03 - 05 619 13.7:1 15 miles
Wynne Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 619 14.7:1 15 miles
Wynne Primary School
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Public KG - 02 601 12:1 15 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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