Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,377 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Central High School operates within the Lauderdale County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1377 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 1,377 students
Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Central High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
6%
33%
Central High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
90%
56%
Central High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.32
Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
47%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lauderdale County School District's student population of 8,517 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,619 in this district is less than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,517 is less than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Lauderdale County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
6
Number of Students Managed 8,517 2,879
Lauderdale County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $76 MM $28 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $75 MM $29 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,619 $9,717
Lauderdale County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,517 $9,955
Lauderdale County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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