Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 16
K 34
1 32
2 41
3 41
4 42
5 42
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Waynesville, NC in the Haywood County School District. It enrolls 248 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 1,359th largest public school in North Carolina and the 45,618th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 248
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,618th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,359th out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 138th out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,272nd out of 1,536

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 129
(52%)
3,002
(48%)
 Male 119
(48%)
3,223
(52%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 189
(76%)
5,410
(87%)
 Hispanic 34
(14%)
553
(9%)
 Black 12
(5%)
60
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
115
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
45
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
36
(1%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(99%)
2,700
(43%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3,158
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
367
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Central Elementary is ranked 909th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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 269
2006 248
2007 267
2008 279
2009 282
2010 287
2011 294
2012 272
2013 276
2014 274
2015 248

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9
2006 N/A
2007 11.1
2008 11.9
2009 12.1
2010 11.8
2011 13.1
2012 12.1
2013 11.3
2014 11.4
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55018587360595
2006 0.63306451612903
2007 0.61423220973783
2008
2009 0.68439716312057
2010 0.63066202090592
2011 0.66666666666667
2012 0.69117647058824
2013 0.72826086956522
2014 0.98905109489051
2015 0.98790322580645

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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Central Elementary
Waynesville, NC
Public PK - 05 248 12.4:1  
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Bethel Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 279 12.2:1 6 miles
Bethel Elementary
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Public KG - 05 496 14.3:1 6 miles
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Public PK - 05 485 12.5:1 7 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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