Central High School

3000 County Road 200
Florence, AL 35633
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Central High School serves 1,369 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Central High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 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 and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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 7% 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 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.17, 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 Testing Rank
#295 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
91%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central High School is Florence High School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson High School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Underwood Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Underwood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 361 students
    3.8 miles
    4725 Highway 157
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256) 764-8939
    3.8 PK-6 361
  • Florence Forest Hills School Math: 77% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 853 students
    5.0 miles
    101 Stovall Dr
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256) 768-2500
    5 PK-4 853
  • Florence Hibbett School Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 586 students
    5.0 miles
    1601 Appleby Blvd
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2800
    5 5-6 586
  • Florence Harlan Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 426 students
    5.1 miles
    2233 Mcburney Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2700
    5.1 PK-4 426
  • Florence Florence High School Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,037 student
    6.0 miles
    1201 Bradshaw Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2200
    6 10-12 1,037

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