Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 55
2 63
3 63
4 68
5 57
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, MI in the Portage Public Schools. It enrolls 392 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 842nd largest public school in Michigan and the 32,888th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,888th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 842nd out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 244th out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 360th out of 1,904

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 202
(52%)
2,869
(49%)
 Male 190
(48%)
2,997
(51%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 322
(82%)
4,363
(74%)
 Two or More 32
(8%)
497
(8%)
 Hispanic 23
(6%)
306
(5%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
390
(7%)
 Black 5
(1%)
301
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 241
(61%)
4,344
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 106
(27%)
1,217
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(11%)
305
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, Central Elementary School is ranked 1,054th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 49.4%. 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 362
2006 410
2007 368
2008 370
2009 463
2010 408
2011 390
2012 390
2013 400
2014 369
2015 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 15.8
2007 14.6
2008 14.9
2009 19.2
2010 16.9
2011 17.8
2012 17.5
2013 15.4
2014 13.2
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24585635359116
2006 0.22926829268293
2007 0.29347826086957
2008 0.35405405405405
2009 0.31317494600432
2010 0.34313725490196
2011 0.38717948717949
2012 0.35641025641026
2013 0.375
2014 0.39024390243902
2015 0.38520408163265

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.5%
 
State Average 49.4%
 
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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