PROFICIENCY 20% 55% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
20%Northampton County Schools
44%North Carolina

Central Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 4 and is located in the district of "Northampton County Schools" in Jackson, NC. There are a total of 291 students and 20 teachers at Central Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 288 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Central Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.5%, which is 55% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch288
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, 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

3<= 10%
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 race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 10.7% 15.7% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 80.8% 77.8% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 0.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 3.3% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.7% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.1% 1.9% 3.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Weldon Elementary20%9.2Weldon, NC
Weldon Middle School13%9.4Halifax, NC
Weldon High30%9.9Weldon, NC
Roanoke Valley Early College50%10.1Weldon, NC
Southeast Halifax High20%15.2Halifax, NC

Jackson demographics profile

StatisticJacksonNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)50918191
Median age57.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%57%55%
Speak English99%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%

Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school82.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college61.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%
Source: The Central Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.