Central High School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
14075 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Central High School serves 1,303 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Central High School's student population of 1,303 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.53, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2755 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
65%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.70
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Graduation Rate
86%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHernando School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central High School is Weeki Wachee High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is West Hernando Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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My name is Patricia Wright and after teaching at the Pasco County Juvenile Detention Center for 25 years, I will be retiring at the end of January 2015. I am interested in substitute teaching in Hernando County as I live close to the Hernando County line. Please send me information on subbing in Hernando County. Thank You, Patricia
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5  
I do recommend central. I am going into my junior year and love the way the school is run.We have phenomenal roll models as well as friends. Central High school is like a family of it's own.
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