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About This School

Central School is a public elementary school in Pleasant Grove. 547 students go to Central School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Hispanic. 54% of the 547 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Central School is 21:1. Grovecrest School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Computer arts
    • Theater drama
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 83% 87%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Hispanic 14% 9%
Asian 1% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 0.8%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.5%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 21%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    We tried a charter school nearby thinking that it would be a better fit for our kids but we came to Central and hope to never leave. The parent involvement and great teachers and staff are wonderful incomparable! The vested interest the parents take in this school is inspiring! You will see great things comin out of Central Elementary just wait and see!

  • (3 years ago)

    It gives my kids the best education the teachers really care about the welfare and education of my children.

  • (4 years ago)

    I feel that my children are not challenged enough and are often bored in school. Education should be enriching for the students and should help them increase in their desire to learn more. Other public schools around in the same school district are teaching more advanced material. How is this fair to each and every student attending public schools.

  • (6 years ago)

    The office staff and teachers at Central are wonderful! I really have been happy with teacher involvment and interaction with me and my children. There policies are fair and my children have been happier there than in other schools they have attended. Thank you Central School for giving my kids a good quality education!

  • (7 years ago)

    Central is a good well-rounded school. I consistently see strong parental support in the PTA and all the various events. The teachers collectively are a good team who try to address all the children's needs regardless of the teachability. A school is only as good as it's supporters! Central has had a negative reputation. My children have been there for 6 years and I don't see the negatives. Everybody I see participate and support and work in the school are people who want to improve the lives of the children!

  • (7 years ago)

    My child's teacher lacks professionalism and respect for parents in her classroom. I have been very disappointed that the principal allows the teachers to get away with such unprofessionalism. The good thing about Central Elementary however is the great parental involvement. Parents are what hold this school together.

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