Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 50
2 54
3 47
4 77
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Valparaiso, IN in the Valparaiso Community School District. It enrolls 349 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 774th largest public school in Indiana and the 37,135th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 349
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,135th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 774th out of 1,126
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 426th out of 1,115
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 744th out of 1,115

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 184
(53%)
1,988
(48%)
 Male 165
(47%)
2,127
(52%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 260
(74%)
3,255
(79%)
 Hispanic 59
(17%)
447
(11%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
177
(4%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
83
(2%)
 Black 9
(3%)
149
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 229
(66%)
2,907
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(30%)
997
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
211
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,124 ranked schools in Indiana, Central Elementary School is ranked 885th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.4%) is lower than the state average of 51.1%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 314
2006 285
2007 286
2008 309
2009 311
2010 361
2011 385
2012 373
2013 378
2014 371
2015 349

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 N/A
2007 22.3
2008 20.6
2009 20.4
2010 25.9
2011 17.5
2012 18.6
2013 18.9
2014 18.6
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32165605095541
2006 0.34035087719298
2007 0.33216783216783
2008 0.33980582524272
2009 0.29260450160772
2010 0.27700831024931
2011 0.36103896103896
2012 0.33512064343164
2013 0.38359788359788
2014 0.37196765498652
2015 0.34383954154728

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.4%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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