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Central Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 702 students

 

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Posted February 4, 2008

Central is a great place to work. The teachers here really care about the success of their students. We have excellent support from our administrators.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 5, 2005

I have two children that have attended PC Central Elementary almost from the start of their education. I have been so impressed with the teacher's caring and compassion for not only my children but all of the children. I was really impressed with the programs that are available for the children with more problems than others,like reading recovery and speech. The follow up is awesome. My daughter was in reading recovery to help her get the basics of reading down, just a little extra help. I was so impressed that her teacher followed up with her in second grade to make sure she is where she needs to be. If that isn't awesome, I don't know what is. Neither of my children, nor I have ever felt like a number. PC Central Elementary is like family to us. Thanks guys...we are moving on to intermediate next year!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2004

My daughter is in the 3yr old special ed program at Central and I am so thankful. Her teacher Mrs. Koehn and Teachers assistant Kathy are great! My daughter has definitely improved over the past year because of their teaching skills and caring attitude toward children.
—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.
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
83%

2009

 
 
85%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, grades 5 and 8 in science and writing, grade 5 in social studies, grade 7 in geography, and grade 8 in U.S. history and government. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
86%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, grades 5 and 8 in science and writing, grade 5 in social studies, grade 7 in geography, and grade 8 in U.S. history and government. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 91% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
81%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 77% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
77%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 81% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, grades 5 and 8 in science and writing, grade 5 in social studies, grade 7 in geography, and grade 8 in U.S. history and government. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 34% 12%
White 29% 54%
Black 15% 10%
Asian 8% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 7% 18%
Two or more races 6% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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5721 NW 39th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73122
Phone: (405) 789-5696

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