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Central Elementary School

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Posted December 16, 2008

My daughter is a bit hyper so came to this school with a bit of a record for disruption. The teachers here did not put up a fuss about her actions and instead nurtured them. She now has straight A's and B's and is happy in school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2004

We moved here from another school district. My daughter is very shy. Was so worried she wouldn't do well, yet being at Central has helped her so much. They are wonderful and treat each child like there own. I am thankful and happy for the great school she is now in, she loves school and looks forward to going each morning now. Thank you Central Elementary in Blytheville.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 79% in 2013.

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
65%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 85% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
69%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 77% 21%
White 19% 64%
Hispanic 3% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1124 West Moultrie Dr
Blytheville, AR 72315
Phone: (870) 763-4485

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