Central Elementary



Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 21
K 73
1 82
2 87
3 86
4 75
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lexington, VA in the Rockbridge County Public Schools. It enrolls 498 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Elementary is the 669th largest public school in Virginia and the 22,122nd largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 498
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,122nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 669th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 324th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 517th out of 1,156

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Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 272
(55%)
953
(53%)
 Female 226
(45%)
851
(47%)

Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 454
(91%)
1,628
(90%)
 Black 16
(3%)
49
(3%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
65
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
47
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 299
(60%)
940
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 178
(36%)
728
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
136
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Central Elementary is ranked 621st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.7%. 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 357
2006 370
2007 387
2008 372
2009 353
2010 443
2011 483
2012 492
2013 496
2014 472
2015 498

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 10.9
2007 16.1
2008 15.3
2009 14.6
2010 15
2011 13.8
2012 14.1
2013 14.2
2014 12.9
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3249299719888
2006 0.29189189189189
2007 0.26356589147287
2008 0.30913978494624
2009 0.38243626062323
2010 0.34762979683973
2011 0.40579710144928
2012 0.42276422764228
2013 0.42943548387097
2014 0.41525423728814
2015 0.3995983935743

Compare Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.0%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
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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