Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 142
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 88
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Sidney, MT in the Sidney Elementary School District. It enrolls 328 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 95th largest public school in Montana and the 39,085th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,085th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 95th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 381st out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 116th out of 425

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 169
(52%)
503
(51%)
 Female 159
(48%)
474
(49%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 280
(85%)
831
(85%)
 Hispanic 30
(9%)
87
(9%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
40
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(2%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 235
(72%)
728
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(22%)
197
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(6%)
52
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Central Elementary is ranked 146th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.4%) is lower than the state average of 51.2%. 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 534
2006 466
2007 449
2008 477
2009 478
2010 489
2011 548
2012 600
2013 336
2014 364
2015 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 15.1
2007 16.3
2008 16.6
2009 16.1
2010 16.4
2011 17.6
2012 16.6
2013 18.9
2014 18.9
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28838951310861
2006 0.3412017167382
2007 0.3184855233853
2008 0.25995807127883
2009 0.28242677824268
2010 0.29243353783231
2011 0.26459854014599
2012 0.38833333333333
2013 0.26488095238095
2014 0.28571428571429
2015 0.28353658536585

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.4%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central Elementary
Sidney, MT
Public PK - 05 328 17.4:1  
West Side Elementary
Sidney, MT
Public PK - 03 329 14.8:1 1 miles
Sidney Middle School
Sidney, MT
Public 06 - 08 320 15.9:1 1 miles
Rau School
Sidney, MT
Public PK - 06 71 11.8:1 4 miles
Fairview School
Fairview, MT
Public PK - 06 148 14.7:1 11 miles
East Fairview Elementary School
Fairview, MT
Public KG - 08 103 10.3:1 12 miles
Savage School
Savage, MT
Public PK - 06 64 8.8:1 21 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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