2425 Tuxedo Street
Detroit, MI 48206
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Central High School serves 364 students in grades 9-12.
Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan 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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
364 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 1985-1986 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2900 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Central High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
8%
Black
99%
18%
White
n/a
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.02
Graduation Rate
60-69%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Central High School and public school graduation rate of Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
45%
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02

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