Central High School

44w625 Plato Rd

Burilngton, IL 60109-0068

Tel: (847)464-6030
Grades: 9-12

1,103 students

Central High School serves 1,103 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% 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%.

Overview

The student population of 1103 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,103 students
Central High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Central High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Central High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
Central High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
12%
23%
Central High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
19%
Central High School Black (1995-2012)
White
76%
50%
Central High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.41 0.30
Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
2%
23%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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%
26%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,500 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Central Cusd 301 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,500 949
Central Cusd 301 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 88%
Central Cusd 301 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $10 MM
Central Cusd 301 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $43 MM $10 MM
Central Cusd 301 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,183 $10,546
Central Cusd 301 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,231 $10,416
Central Cusd 301 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hampshire High School (7.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Central Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Howard B Thomas Grade School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Burlington Central Middle School
    44w303 Plato Rd
    Burlington , IL 60109
    (847)464-6000
    0.2  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Burlington Howard B Thomas Grade School
    44w575 Plato Rd
    Burlington , IL 60109
    (847)464-6008
    0.3  mi  |  303  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Maple Park Lily Lake Grade School
    5n720 Il Route 47
    Maple Park , IL 60151
    (847)464-6011
    4.9  mi  |  176  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Elgin Prairie Knolls Middle School
    225 Nesler Rd
    Elgin , IL 60124
    (847)717-8100
    5  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Pingree Grove Cambridge Lake Charter School
    Charter School
    900 Wester Blvd
    Pingree Grove , IL 60140
    (847)464-5300
    Charter School
    5.3  mi  |  738  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 28, 2011 - 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

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Kane County, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Kane County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.