Central Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
110 Wabash St
Plainfield, IN 46168
Phone
(317) 839-7707
District
PLAINFIELD COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP
County
HENDRICKS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
568
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Indiana

10

(10 is best)

Better than 95.5% of IN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Central Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 52
Proficiency in Reading 65 46
Proficiency in Math 76 59

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 50
Proficiency in Reading 73 46
Proficiency in Math 80 54

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 48
Proficiency in Reading 82 47
Proficiency in Math 67 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.71
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.98
AVG FOR STATE 17.27
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 93 16.4%
Grade 1 97 17.1%
Grade 2 86 15.1%
Grade 3 92 16.2%
Grade 4 113 19.9%
Grade 5 87 15.3%
Total 568 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.4% 87.7% 70.5%
Black 2.4% 3.8% 13.5%
Hispanic 3.8% 5.4% 13.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 3.1% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.2% 27.0% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.3% 20.2% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 6.8% 7.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 31,647 6,691,878
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 880.6 185
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.0% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 20.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.6% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.5% 26.0%
65 OR OLDER 14.4% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,829 2,553,818
Single Parent Households With Children 11.2% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.1% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.1% 25.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.5% 8.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.5% 13.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.0% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.0% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.8% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.8% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 7.5% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,566 $30,423,756 50.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $172 $940,152 1.6%
Staff $332 $1,814,712 3.0%
General Administration $276 $1,508,616 2.5%
School Administration $566 $3,093,756 5.1%
Operation $969 $5,296,554 8.8%
Transportation $405 $2,213,730 3.7%
Other $114 $623,124 1.0%
Total Support $2,834 $15,490,644 25.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,627 $14,359,182 23.8%
Total Expenditures $11,026 $60,268,116 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,645 $5,950,874,179 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $488 $514,083,570 4.2%
Staff $385 $405,634,139 3.3%
General Administration $195 $205,618,980 1.7%
School Administration $626 $660,314,164 5.4%
Operation $1,093 $1,152,071,943 9.5%
Transportation $594 $626,646,766 5.2%
Other $248 $261,830,185 2.2%
Total Support $3,630 $3,826,200,550 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,229 $2,349,225,227 19.4%
Total Expenditures $11,504 $12,126,298,541 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%