2400 Dobbs Dr
Phenix City, AL 36870
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Central High School serves 1,285 students in grades 9-12.
Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Central High School's student population of 1,285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - All Staff and Students
March 21, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of School for Students
May 25, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.53, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#769 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
65%
33%
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White
21%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
97%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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The administration does not care about the students learning environment but only the revenue generated by the athletes. Football is the #1 commodity for Central High School and not a student's education. The majority of students graduating who attend college test into remedial or developmental courses and their math and reading skills are not beyond a 10th grade level, if that high.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 30%)

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