Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 46
K 99
1 110
2 122
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wamego, KS in the Wamego School District. It enrolls 377 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 283rd largest public school in Kansas and the 34,407th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 377
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,407th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 283rd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 221st out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 182nd out of 706

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 195
(52%)
570
(52%)
 Female 182
(48%)
526
(48%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 342
(91%)
991
(90%)
 Hispanic 17
(5%)
52
(5%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
39
(4%)
 Black 3
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(68%)
750
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 88
(23%)
238
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(9%)
108
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Central Elementary is ranked 437th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.1%) is lower than the state average of 51.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 296
2006 288
2007 336
2008 330
2009 284
2010 384
2011 390
2012 445
2013 422
2014 428
2015 377

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 11.9
2007 14.7
2008 13.2
2009 12.1
2010 14.5
2011 6.9
2012 14.6
2013 14.1
2014 14.3
2015 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24662162162162
2006 0.27430555555556
2007 0.27678571428571
2008 0.27272727272727
2009 0.34154929577465
2010 0.30989583333333
2011 0.26410256410256
2012 0.3123595505618
2013 0.32701421800948
2014 0.35280373831776
2015 0.3209549071618

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.1%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central Elementary
Wamego, KS
Public PK - 02 377 13:1  
West Elementary
Wamego, KS
Public 03 - 05 388 14.2:1 1 miles
Wamego Middle School
Wamego, KS
Public 06 - 08 331 12.4:1 1 miles
St George Elementary
St. George, KS
Public PK - 06 416 12.8:1 7 miles
Flint Hills Christian School
Manhattan, KS
Private PK - 12 134 8:1 11 miles
Mill Creek Valley Middle School
Paxico, KS
Public 05 - 06 59 10.9:1 13 miles
Alma Grade School
Alma, KS
Public PK - 04 99 11.2:1 13 miles
Woodrow Wilson Elementary
Manhattan, KS
Public PK - 06 339 16.6:1 14 miles
St Marys Elementary
St. Marys, KS
Public PK - 06 386 14.1:1 14 miles
Bluemont Elementary School
Manhattan, KS
Public PK - 06 265 13.2:1 14 miles
Northview Elementary
Manhattan, KS
Public PK - 06 558 16.1:1 14 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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