Central High School

Central High School serves 1,050 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Central High School operates within the Central Cusd 301 School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 1050 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,050 students
Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 63 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 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
4%
Central High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
15%
25%
Central High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
4%
17%
Central High School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
73%
50%
Central High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.44 0.31
Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
10%
47%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
n/a
3%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,566 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,839 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,010 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Central Cusd 301 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,566 938
Central Cusd 301 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 88%
Central Cusd 301 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $11 MM
Central Cusd 301 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $44 MM $11 MM
Central Cusd 301 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,839 $11,118
Central Cusd 301 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,010 $11,218
Central Cusd 301 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Central Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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School Reviews

Nothing but trouble for my kid. Big illegal DRUG problem at the school that isn't properly addressed. Had many teachers and administration say they were trained to cover their butts. How is covering your butt in the best interest of our kids?? Very unpleasant experience with the high school!!
- Posted by Parent, 03/28/11

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