PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
13%Forrest City

Central Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 2 and is located in the district of "FORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Forrest City, AR. There are a total of 970 students and 50 teachers at Central Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 967 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Central Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch967
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Central Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Central Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 10.8% 13.7% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 87.1% 84.2% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.5% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.0% 1.0% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.3% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Forrest City High School9%0.7Forrest City, AR
Forrest City Jr. High14%0.8Forrest City, AR
Stewart Elementary School17%1.2Forrest City, AR
Lincoln Academy12%1.4Forrest City, AR
Palestine-wheatley Elementary. School.21%7.1Palestine, AR
Palestine-wheatley Senior High14%7.1Palestine, AR

Forrest City demographics profile

StatisticForrest CityArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)9075591
Median age34.737.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%58%55%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish6%5%13%

Education level achieved in Forrest City

IndexForrest CityArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade67.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school64.6%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college40.9%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.2%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.7%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Central Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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