Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 100
2 90
3 111
4 81
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Portage, IN in the Portage Township School District. It enrolls 556 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 267th largest public school in Indiana and the 16,578th largest nationally. It has 20.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 556
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,578th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 267th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 906th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 391st out of 1,125

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 292
(53%)
2,851
(52%)
 Female 264
(47%)
2,607
(48%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 319
(57%)
3,561
(65%)
 Hispanic 142
(26%)
1,126
(21%)
 Black 58
(10%)
449
(8%)
 Two or More 30
(5%)
268
(5%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
37
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 305
(55%)
2,539
(47%)
 Not Eligible 186
(33%)
2,291
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(12%)
628
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Central Elementary School is ranked 196th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.5%) is higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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 578
2006 487
2007 490
2008 499
2009 546
2010 584
2011 568
2012 556

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 N/A
2007 19.1
2008 17.9
2009 18.7
2010 24.3
2011 18.5
2012 20.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47404844290657
2006 0.58726899383984
2007 0.61224489795918
2008 0.64328657314629
2009 0.65567765567766
2010 0.63527397260274
2011 0.6637323943662
2012 0.66546762589928

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 66.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central Elementary School
Portage, IN
Public KG - 05 556 20.6:1  
Wallace Aylesworth Elementary
Portage, IN
Public KG - 05 493 19.7:1 1 miles
William Fegely Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 751 19.3:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 219 15:1 1 miles
George L Myers Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 398 17.3:1 1 miles
Willowcreek Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,175 20.3:1 1 miles
Portage Christian School
Portage, IN
Private PK - 12 223 10:1 2 miles
Rowena Kyle Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 456 18.2:1 2 miles
Crisman Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 475 20.7:1 2 miles
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Public 01 - 06 219 14.6:1 3 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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