Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 44
2 44
3 43
4 44
5 44
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dodge City, KS in the Dodge City School District. It enrolls 268 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 476th largest public school in Kansas and the 44,187th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 268
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,187th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 476th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 639th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 519th out of 706

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 141
(53%)
2,703
(52%)
 Female 127
(47%)
2,454
(48%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 250
(93%)
4,102
(80%)
 White 14
(5%)
834
(16%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
85
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
66
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
56
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(87%)
3,883
(75%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(8%)
504
(10%)
 Not Eligible 13
(5%)
770
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Central Elementary is ranked 156th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.1%) is significantly 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 294
2006 321
2007 316
2008 308
2009 329
2010 326
2011 294
2012 284
2013 269
2014 262
2015 268

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 16
2007 16.6
2008 16.6
2009 15.9
2010 16.5
2011 14.6
2012 16.9
2013 17.4
2014 16.9
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78231292517007
2006 0.72897196261682
2007 0.75
2008 0.88636363636364
2009 0.88145896656535
2010 0.92638036809816
2011 0.92857142857143
2012 0.92605633802817
2013 0.9368029739777
2014 0.94274809160305
2015 0.95149253731343

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central Elementary
Dodge City, KS
Public KG - 05 268 17.3:1  
Comanche Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 721 12.4:1 1 miles
Sacred Heart Cathedral School
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Private PK - 08 195 11:1 1 miles
Soule Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 343 17.6:1 1 miles
Dodge City Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 745 12.7:1 1 miles
Miller Elementary
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Public PK - 05 841 22:1 1 miles
Beeson Elementary
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Public KG - 05 355 16.1:1 2 miles
Northwest Elementary
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Public KG - 05 426 19.4:1 2 miles
Linn Elementary
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Public KG - 05 442 19.2:1 2 miles
Sunnyside Elementary
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Public KG - 05 324 15.6:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 561 18.1:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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