Central Dauphin East Senior High School

Tel: (717)541-1662
  • Central Dauphin East Senior High School serves 1,397 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Central Dauphin East Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • Central Dauphin East Senior High School operates within the Central Dauphin School District.
  • Central Dauphin School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 86%.

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School Overview

  • Central Dauphin East Senior High School's student population of 1397 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,397 students
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Central Dauphin East Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeCentral Dauphin East Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Central Dauphin East Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Dauphin East Senior High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
11%
4%
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
18%
10%
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
33%
15%
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
31%
68%
Central Dauphin East Senior High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral Dauphin East Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.750.26
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
85%
86%
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
44%
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
Central Dauphin East Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Central Dauphin East Senior High School is Central Dauphin School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Central Dauphin School District's student population of 11,168 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,642 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,562 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    School District NameCentral Dauphin School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    19
    3
    Number of Students Managed11,1681,464
    Central Dauphin School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    43%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    61%
    62%
    District Graduation Rate
    88%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$160 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$149 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,642$13,048
    District Spending / Student$13,562$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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