Central High School

  • Central High School serves 98 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Central High School's student population of 98 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students98 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central High School is 0.42, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2023 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.52
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Graduation Rate50-59%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Haven Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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