Central School

990 Ryland Pk, Huntsville, AL 35811 | (256) 852-5650
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 735
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 990 Ryland Pike, Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Principal or Admin: Mr James Alex Hughes
  • Fax: (256) 852-0613
  • Website: www.madison.k12.al.us
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 735
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 43.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 389 (52.9%)
  • Females: 338 (46.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 37 (5.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 177 (24.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 214 (29.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Central School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian729.8%
Black658.8%
Asian81.1%
Hispanic101.4%
White57277.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Central School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten10.1%
Kindergarten7810.6%
1st Grade729.8%
2nd Grade8511.6%
3rd Grade8211.2%
4th Grade8111.0%
5th Grade709.5%
6th Grade8411.4%
7th Grade8812.0%
8th Grade9412.8%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Central School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 16, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Central consistently achieves outstanding scores on standardized testing. The small community feel and high expectations that comes from the staff makes this a place of learning.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Central School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on ARMT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading

ARMT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.2%85.5%80.1%
200991.9%87.7%79.4%
200866.2%83.6%77.7%
 
Reading Test
201092.1%92.2%86.6%
200987.8%92.9%85.8%
200891.6%92.7%85.4%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.4%86.1%81.3%
200983.1%85.1%79.1%
200877.8%84.5%78.9%
 
Reading Test
201092.4%91.3%86.7%
200993.8%93.3%86.5%
200891.4%92.9%86.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.1%89.6%82.6%
200986.7%87.5%79.9%
200873.1%82.7%78.0%
 
Reading Test
201088.7%90.7%85.6%
200986.8%91.7%84.7%
200888.5%89.6%84.4%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.6%85.9%76.9%
200996.5%85.8%74.9%
200888.9%80.8%71.9%
 
Reading Test
201088.2%91.0%86.1%
200995.4%92.1%86.2%
200896.3%91.5%86.6%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201081.6%77.8%68.8%
200983.3%74.5%65.8%
200877.7%74.5%61.3%
 
Reading Test
201092.0%91.6%83.0%
200994.4%90.4%81.3%
200892.6%90.7%79.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201092.4%87.1%78.6%
200992.6%86.0%73.8%
200877.1%80.5%68.1%
 
Reading Test
201090.3%82.0%73.5%
200992.6%85.9%74.9%
200884.9%86.8%73.9%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

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