Central High School
Central High School serves 606 students in grades 9-12.
Central High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 606 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 5%
- Graduation Rate: ≥95% (Top 10% in VA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20%
- Math Proficiency: 95% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 85-89% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Central High School's student population of 606 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Central High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#190 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
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