Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 38
1 48
2 31
3 51
4 39
5 37
6 34
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ferguson, MO in the Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District. It enrolls 278 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 822nd largest public school in Missouri and the 43,054th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 278
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,054th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 822nd out of 1,255
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 802nd out of 1,253
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 876th out of 1,253

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 152
(55%)
3,349
(51%)
 Female 126
(45%)
3,183
(49%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 245
(88%)
5,007
(77%)
 White 20
(7%)
997
(15%)
 Two or More 11
(4%)
296
(5%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
36
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
191
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 255
(92%)
4,333
(66%)
 Not Eligible 14
(5%)
1,921
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(3%)
278
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,192 ranked schools in Missouri, Central Elementary is ranked 266th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 50.2%. 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 287
2006 297
2007 296
2008 276
2009 293
2010 291
2011 281
2012 278

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 14.9
2007 14.8
2008 14
2009 14.9
2010 15.5
2011 15.3
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81881533101045
2006 0.88888888888889
2007 0.81081081081081
2008 0.77536231884058
2009 0.80546075085324
2010 0.8659793814433
2011 0.88967971530249
2012 0.94964028776978

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,379.3% 13.8:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 50.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 95.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Central Elementary
Ferguson, MO
Public KG - 06 278 14.9:1  
Gateway Legacy Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 81 8:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 383 16.4:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 06 247 14.2:1 2 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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