Central High School

1150 Milliken Dr
Traverse City, MI 49686
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Central High School serves 1,378 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (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 2% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Central High School's student population of 1,378 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 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 diversity score of Central High School is 0.22, 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 Testing Rank
#2954 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.52
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Graduation Rate
94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTraverse City Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Central High School is Tba Isd Traverse Heights (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eastern Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Traverse City Eastern Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 276 students
    0.3 miles
    1600 Eastern Ave
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-1660
    0.3 PK-5 276
  • Traverse City Tba Isd Oak Park Special Education Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK | 87 students
    0.4 miles
    301 South Garfield Ave
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-5683
    0.4 PK 87
  • Traverse City Tba Isd Traverse Heights Special Education School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-12 | 78 students
    1.3 miles
    933 Rose St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-5685
    1.3 PK-12 78
  • Traverse City Traverse Heights Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 226 students
    1.3 miles
    933 Rose St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-6500
    1.3 PK-5 226
  • Traverse City Central Grade School Math: 47% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 635 students
    1.8 miles
    301 West Seventh St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-5600
    1.8 PK-5 635

School Reviews

5  
Excellent academics and extra curriculars. Two children graduated with plenty of AP credits and outstanding college acceptances. Strong K12 system. A gem in Northern Michigan,
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