Central High School

Central High School serves 2,519 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Central High School operates within the Little Rock School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

The student population of 2519 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 163 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,519 students
Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 163 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 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.58 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.
39%
52%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
10%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,110 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,961 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,771 is higher than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Little Rock School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
3
Number of Students Managed 25,110 953
Little Rock   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 78%
Little Rock   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $335 MM $10 MM
Little Rock   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $356 MM $10 MM
Little Rock   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,961 $10,220
Little Rock   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,771 $10,673
Little Rock   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Premier High School Of Little Rock (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Little Rock Prep Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Little Prep Academy Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Little RockLittle Prep Academy Elementary School
    Charter School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 284 students1512 South Schiller St
    Little RockAR 72206
    (501)683-1855
    0.1KG-4284
  • Little RockLittle Rock Prep Academy
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 133 students1205 South Schiller St
    Little RockAR 72206
    (501)683-1855
    0.25-8133
  • Little RockGibbs Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 302 students1115 West 16th St
    Little RockAR 72202
    (501)447-4900
    0.6PK-5302
  • Little RockPremier High School Of Little Rock
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 90 students1621 Dr Martin Luther King Dr
    Little RockAR 72206
    (501)400-4873
    0.69-1290
  • Little RockM.l. King Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 531 students907 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Little RockAR 72202
    (501)447-5100
    0.7PK-5531

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