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Central Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (231) 348-2110

410 State St

Petoskey, Michigan


About Central Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade
Magnet school

Central Elementary School is located in the Public Schools of Petoskey district of the state of Michigan. It is one of 7 schools in its district.

Central Elementary School is a magnet school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 6th Grade. Compared to other schools in Michigan, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 267 students.

The number of teachers at Central Elementary School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $57,120, which is lower than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

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Students by Year Group
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Central Elementary School

Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Sheridan School281$7,19618.21$56,6770.23
Petoskey Montessori Elem. School35$5,00735$66,0710.3
Ottawa Elementary School317$8,93516.89$61,1200.23
Lincoln School271$7,65316.22$58,8190.22
Petoskey High School965$7,51119.98$63,2220.25

Sheridan School

Number of pupils281
Funding per pupil$7,196
Pupil teacher ratio18.21
Average teacher salary$56,677
Diversity index0.23

Petoskey Montessori Elem. School

Number of pupils35
Funding per pupil$5,007
Pupil teacher ratio35
Average teacher salary$66,071
Diversity index0.3

Ottawa Elementary School

Number of pupils317
Funding per pupil$8,935
Pupil teacher ratio16.89
Average teacher salary$61,120
Diversity index0.23

Lincoln School

Number of pupils271
Funding per pupil$7,653
Pupil teacher ratio16.22
Average teacher salary$58,819
Diversity index0.22

Petoskey High School

Number of pupils965
Funding per pupil$7,511
Pupil teacher ratio19.98
Average teacher salary$63,222
Diversity index0.25
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Sheridan School0.54 miles
Petoskey Montessori Elem. School0.58 miles
Ottawa Elementary School0.63 miles
Lincoln School0.72 miles
Petoskey High School0.93 miles
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Rankings within Michigan
There are 3555 schools in Michigan.
2416thlargest school
2478thhighest number of FTE teachers
1559thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1741sthighest average teaching salary
2419thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
737thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1960thhighest diversity index
1459thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races11
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander5
American Indian or Aslaskan Native14
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 267 students, with a diversity index of 0.23

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 6th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.