Central High Magnet Career Academy

1130 West Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40203
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,244 students in grades 9-12, Central High Magnet Career Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (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 1,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

Central High Magnet Career Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Central High Magnet Career Academy is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#798 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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27%
38%
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43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
73%
11%
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White
7%
74%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
This chart display the diversity score of Central High Magnet Career Academy and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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Source: 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 is ranked #798 out of 1,267 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% KY state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Central High Magnet Career Academy?
The graduation rate of Central High Magnet Career Academy is 95%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Central High Magnet Career Academy?
1,244 students attend Central High Magnet Career Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Central High Magnet Career Academy students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 4% 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 15:1, which is equal to 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).
What school district is Central High Magnet Career Academy part of?
Central High Magnet Career Academy is part of Jefferson County School District.
In what neighborhood is Central High Magnet Career Academy located?
Central High Magnet Career Academy is located in the Russell neighborhood of Louisville, KY. There are 3 other public schools located in Russell.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 95% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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