Central High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
200 Zion Church Road
Pageland, SC 29728
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Central High School serves 589 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Central High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Central High School's student population of 589 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Central High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#187 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
9%
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Black
37%
34%
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White
45%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.62
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesterfield 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central High School is Buford High School (15.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Heights Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pageland Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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This is a great school and everyone is treated equally.! We have so many good times with our teachers while we leant it's unreal.
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