Central Falls Senior High School

  • Central Falls Senior High School serves 742 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the RI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
  • Central Falls Senior High School operates within the Central Falls School District.
  • Central Falls School District's 57% graduation rate is lower than the RI state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 742 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 742 students
Central Falls Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Central Falls Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Central Falls Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Central Falls Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Central Falls Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Central Falls Senior High School Asian Students (1989-2004)
Hispanic
74%
24%
Central Falls Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
12%
8%
Central Falls Senior High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
10%
60%
Central Falls Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Central Falls Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Central Falls Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Central Falls Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown RI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.43 0.33
Central Falls Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
61%
41%
Central Falls Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
4%
6%
Central Falls Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Central Falls School District's student population of 2,660 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,083 is higher than the state average of $18,649. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,322 is higher than the state average of $18,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Central Falls School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,660 1,618
Central Falls School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 57% 81%
Central Falls School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $30 MM
Central Falls School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $49 MM $30 MM
Central Falls School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,083 $18,649
Central Falls School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,322 $18,229
Central Falls School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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