Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 68
5 71
6 68
7 68
8 83
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbus, KS in the Columbus School District. It enrolls 358 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 320th largest public school in Kansas and the 36,300th largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 358
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,300th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 320th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 132nd out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 144th out of 706

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 180
(50%)
361
(51%)
 Female 178
(50%)
340
(49%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(87%)
620
(88%)
 Two or More 32
(9%)
45
(6%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
15
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
16
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 166
(46%)
309
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(42%)
322
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(12%)
70
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Central Elementary is ranked 259th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 414
2006 412
2007 410
2008 394
2009 419
2010 400
2011 398
2012 370
2013 374
2014 367
2015 358

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 11.4
2007 12
2008 12.5
2009 13.2
2010 13.4
2011 12
2012 11.2
2013 11.6
2014 12
2015 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46135265700483
2006 0.41990291262136
2007 0.43170731707317
2008 0.53553299492386
2009 0.5799522673031
2010 0.5975
2011 0.57035175879397
2012 0.59189189189189
2013 0.5855614973262
2014 0.56675749318801
2015 0.53631284916201

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
This School 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public 04 - 08 358 11.7:1  
Highland Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public 02 - 03 142 12.2:1 1 miles
Park Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public PK - 01 201 14.2:1 1 miles
Riverton Elementary
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Public PK - 05 359 13.8:1 10 miles
Riverton Middle School
Riverton, KS
Public 06 - 08 159 11.8:1 10 miles
Southeast Elementary School
Weir, KS
Public PK - 04 178 13.3:1 11 miles
Central Elementary
Baxter Springs, KS
Public 03 - 06 299 13.9:1 12 miles
Lincoln Elementary
Baxter Springs, KS
Public PK - 02 280 13.7:1 12 miles
Southeast Junior High School
Cherokee, KS
Public 05 - 08 153 9.7:1 13 miles
Liberty Elementary
Galena, KS
Public 03 - 05 169 11.7:1 14 miles
St Marys Catholic Elementary School
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Private PK - 05 205 12:1 17 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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