Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,369 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Central High School's student population of 1,369 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students1,369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#381 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
5%
33%
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White
91%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.170.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLauderdale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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