Central Elementary School



Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 141
2 131
3 114
4 122
5 109
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Allentown, PA in the Allentown City School District. It enrolls 617 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary School is the 336th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 12,163rd largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 617
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,163rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 336th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 737th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 249th out of 1,834

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Central Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 329
(53%)
6,476
(52%)
 Female 288
(47%)
5,901
(48%)

Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 431
(70%)
8,244
(67%)
 Black 108
(18%)
1,885
(15%)
 White 38
(6%)
1,629
(13%)
 Two or More 32
(5%)
415
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
174
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 563
(91%)
9,895
(80%)
 Not Eligible 34
(6%)
1,650
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
832
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Central Elementary School is ranked 103rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.4%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 809
2006 754
2007 757
2008 812
2009 730
2010 701
2011 659
2012 617

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 20.5
2007 16.7
2008 16.6
2009 16.2
2010 13.1
2011 24.6
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95426452410383
2006 0.90053050397878
2007 0.95904887714663
2008 0.98152709359606
2009 0.90547945205479
2010 0.95007132667618
2011 0.87556904400607
2012 0.94489465153971

Compare Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.5%
 

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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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