Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,672 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Central High School operates within the Bridgeport School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1672 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,672 students
Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCentral High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
4%
5%
Central High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
40%
22%
Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
44%
13%
Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
12%
57%
Central High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT 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.
0.640.61
Central 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.
99%
33%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Bridgeport School District's student population of 21,083 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,601 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,226 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameBridgeport School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed21,0831,624
Bridgeport School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/an/a
Bridgeport School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue$355 MM$31 MM
Bridgeport School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$347 MM$27 MM
Bridgeport School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$17,601$17,550
Bridgeport School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$17,226$15,389
Bridgeport School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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