Central High School

3000 County Rd 200,

Florence, AL, 35633-3930

Tel: (256)764-2903
Grades: PK-12

1,358 students

Central High School serves 1,358 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Central High School operates within the Lauderdale County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1358 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 1,358 students
Central High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 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 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
5%
Central High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
7%
35%
Central High School Black (1989-2012)
White
91%
58%
Central High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Central High School Sch Ethnicity Central High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.17 0.55
Central High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
46%
51%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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%
7%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lauderdale County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 8,685 2,928
District Total Revenue $76 MM $29 MM
Lauderdale County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,395 $9,620
District Spending / Student $8,590 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cloverdale Junior High School (5.6 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Florence Underwood Elementary School
    4725 Hwy 157
    Florence , AL , 35633
    (256)764-8939
    3.8  mi  |  326  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Florence Hibbett School
    1601 Appleby Blvd
    Florence , AL , 35630
    (256)768-2800
    5  mi  |  625  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Florence Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Forest Hills School
    101 Stovall Dr
    Florence , AL , 35633
    (256)768-2500
    5  mi  |  803  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Florence Harlan Elementary School
    2233 Mcburney Dr
    Florence , AL , 35630
    (256)768-2700
    5.1  mi  |  439  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Florence Cloverdale Junior High School
    12101 Hwy 157 North
    Florence , AL , 35633
    (256)764-4816
    5.6  mi  |  92  students  |  Gr.  KG-9

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