1130 West Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40203
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Central High Magnet Career Academy serves 1,295 students in grades 9-12.
Central High Magnet Career Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Central High Magnet Career Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Central High Magnet Career Academy's student population of 1,295 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,295 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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School Rankings

Central High Magnet Career Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central High Magnet Career Academy is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1179 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
72%
11%
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White
8%
75%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central High Magnet Career Academy's ranking?

Central High Magnet Career Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Central High Magnet Career Academy?

The graduation rate of Central High Magnet Career Academy is 96%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.

How many students attend Central High Magnet Career Academy?

1,295 students attend Central High Magnet Career Academy.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

72% of Central High Magnet Career Academy students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Central High Magnet Career Academy?

Central High Magnet Career Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Central High Magnet Career Academy offer ?

Central High Magnet Career Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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