Central High School
Central High School serves 797 students in grades 9-12.
Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).
Central High School's student population of 797 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#948 out of 1800 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education
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