Hopkins County Central High School

Hopkins County Central High School serves 877 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Hopkins County Central High School operates within the Hopkins County School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 877 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 877 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Hispanic
1%
5%
Black
9%
11%
White
89%
81%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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.
0.20 0.23
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%
48%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,174 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Hopkins County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
6
Number of Students Managed 7,174 2,323
Graduation Rate 76% 79%
District Total Revenue $69 MM $24 MM
District Spending $66 MM $23 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,601 $10,129
District Spending / Student $9,214 $9,906
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Formally known as Louisville Central High School Magnet Career Academy, Central High School is a public high school in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.
  • Overview: Specializing in preparing students for professional careers, Central offers many magnet programs. As an all-magnet school, it has no home district, instead bringing in students from throughout the Jefferson County Public School System.
  • Louisville Central High School and the rest of the Louisville school system played a part in both integration efforts and the Cold War. In 1957, as many around the world began to take notice of racial problems within the United States, the United States Information Agency produced promotional materials touting "The Louisville Story" as an example of peaceful integration.
  • In the 1950s, Central High School also won three national basketball high school championships.
  • Central High School is located at 1130 W. Chestnut Street.
  • Magnet programs offered: Law/Government, Business, Accounting, Computer Technology, Medical Administration, Pharmacy, Nursing, Veterinary, Diagnostics, Dental.
  • Notable alumni: Muhammad Ali; Lenny Lyles - 11-season NFL player, mosly with the Baltimore Colts; Maurice Rabb, Jr.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest middle school is South Hopkins Middle School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Earlington Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • EarlingtonEarlington Elementary School
    1967 Championship Dr
    EarlingtonKY 42410
    (270)825-6154
    2.9 mi | 376 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NortonvilleSouth Hopkins Middle School
    9140 Hopkinsville Rd
    NortonvilleKY 42442
    (270)825-6125
    4.7 mi | 474 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • NortonvilleSouthside Elementary School
    9220 Hopkinsville Rd
    NortonvilleKY 42442
    (270)825-6143
    4.7 mi | 426 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MadisonvilleGrapevine Elementary School
    1150 Hayes Ave
    MadisonvilleKY 42431
    (270)825-6012
    5.2 mi | 383 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MadisonvilleJesse Stuart Elementary School
    1710 Anton Rd
    MadisonvilleKY 42431
    (270)825-6033
    6.4 mi | 540 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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