Central High School

Central High School serves 1,373 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Central High School operates within the Lauderdale County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1373 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 1,373 students
Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Central High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
6%
34%
Central High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
90%
57%
Central High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.19 0.32
Central High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
45%
52%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,566 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,123 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,001 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Lauderdale County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 8,566 3,026
Lauderdale County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $82 MM $30 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $81 MM $30 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,123 $10,181
Lauderdale County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,001 $10,301
Lauderdale County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Florence High School (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hibbett School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Underwood Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FlorenceUnderwood Elementary School
    3.8 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 367 students4725 Hwy 157
    FlorenceAL 35633
    (256)764-8939
    3.8KG-6367
  • Florence Forest Hills School
    5 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 796 students101 Stovall Dr
    FlorenceAL 35633
    (256)768-2500
    5KG-4796
  • FlorenceHibbett School
    5 miles | Grades: 5-6 | 661 students1601 Appleby Blvd
    FlorenceAL 35630
    (256)768-2800
    55-6661
  • FlorenceHarlan Elementary School
    5.1 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 480 students2233 Mcburney Dr
    FlorenceAL 35630
    (256)768-2700
    5.1PK-4480
  • FlorenceCloverdale Junior High School
    5.6 miles | Grades: KG-612101 Hwy 157 North
    FlorenceAL 35633
    (256)764-4816
    5.6KG-6n/a

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