Central High School

200 Zion Church Road
Pageland, SC 29728
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 616 students in grades 9-12, Central High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 616 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Central High School's student population of 616 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Central High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,154 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (SC)
#453 out of 1154 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
16%
12%
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Black
40%
32%
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White
39%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in South Carolina.
0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Central High School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Central High School and public school graduation rate of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central High School's ranking?
Central High School is ranked #453 out of 1,154 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% SC state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% SC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Central High School?
The graduation rate of Central High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 84%.
How many students attend Central High School?
616 students attend Central High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Central High School students are Black, 39% of students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central High School?
Central High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Central High School offer ?
Central High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Central High School part of?
Central High School is part of Chesterfield 01 School District.

School Reviews

5   4/5/2014
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ldldk

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 616 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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