Central High School

Central High School serves 1,838 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Central High School operates within the Bridgeport School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1838 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,838 students
Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
5%
Central High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
40%
21%
Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
45%
13%
Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
12%
58%
Central High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.40
Central High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
97%
32%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Bridgeport School District's student population of 20,753 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,595 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,221 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Bridgeport School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
4
Number of Students Managed 20,753 1,685
Bridgeport   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Bridgeport   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $355 MM $31 MM
Bridgeport   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $347 MM $27 MM
Bridgeport   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,595 $17,550
Bridgeport   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,221 $15,389
Bridgeport   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bridgeport Correctional Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Achievement First Bridgeport Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Geraldine Johnson School (0.3 miles away)
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  • BridgeportGeraldine Johnson School
    Grades: PK-8 | 839 students
    0.3 miles
    1375 North Ave
    BridgeportCT 06604
    (203)576-7505
    0.3PK-8839
  • BridgeportBridgeport Correctional CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 9 students
    0.4 miles
    1106 North Ave
    BridgeportCT 06604
    (203)579-6131
    0.410-129
  • BridgeportColumbus School
    Grades: PK-8 | 886 students
    0.5 miles
    275 George St
    BridgeportCT 06604
    (203)576-7578
    0.5PK-8886
  • BridgeportClassical Studies Academy
    Grades: KG-7 | 340 students
    0.7 miles
    240 Linwood Ave
    BridgeportCT 06604
    (203)576-7188
    0.7KG-7340
  • BridgeportMadison School
    Grades: KG-6 | 539 students
    0.9 miles
    376 Wayne St
    BridgeportCT 06609
    (203)576-7186
    0.9KG-6539

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