Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,271 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Central High School operates within the Phenix City School District.
  • Phenix City School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1271 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,271 students
Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCentral High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Central High School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Central High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
67%
33%
Central High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
28%
56%
Central High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.480.58
Central High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
54%
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

  • Phenix City School District's student population of 6,997 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 81% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,411 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,715 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NamePhenix City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed6,9972,879
Phenix City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate79%74%
Phenix City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$57 MM$30 MM
Phenix City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$59 MM$30 MM
Phenix City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,411$10,181
Phenix City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,715$10,301
Phenix City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phenix CityCentral Freshman Academy
    Grades: 9 | 476 students
    0.4 miles
    2800 Dobbs Drive
    Phenix CityAL 36870
    (334)448-8780
    0.49476
  • Phenix CityPhenix City Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 763 students
    1.1 miles
    2307 South Railroad Street
    Phenix CityAL 36867
    (334)732-1160
    1.1KG-5763
  • Phenix CityPhenix City Intermediate School
    Grades: 6-7 | 945 students
    1.1 miles
    2401 S Railroad St
    Phenix CityAL 36867
    (334)298-8744
    1.16-7945
  • Phenix CityLakewood Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 3-5 | 577 students
    1.8 miles
    24 Explorer Drive
    Phenix CityAL 36867
    (334)732-1173
    1.83-5577
  • Phenix CityPhenix City Headstart Elementary School
    Grades: PK
    1.8 miles
    1014 Ingersoll Drive
    Phenix CityAL 36867
    (334)298-1418
    1.8PKn/a

School Reviews

2  3/19/2015
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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