Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,375 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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 1,375 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,375 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#598 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
18%
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White
89%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.210.28
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Graduation Rate
89%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTraverse City Area Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Central High School is Eastern Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Traverse City Eastern Elementary School
    Grades: K-12 | 290 students
    0.3 miles
    1600 Eastern Ave
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231)933-1660
    0.3 K-12 290
  • Traverse City Tba Isd Oak Park Special Education Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 78 students
    0.4 miles
    301 South Garfield Ave
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231)933-5683
    0.4 Inquire with school 78
  • Traverse City Tba Isd Traverse Heights Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 72 students
    1.3 miles
    933 Rose St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231)933-5685
    1.3 K-12 72
  • Traverse City Traverse Heights Elementary School
    Grades: K-12 | 247 students
    1.3 miles
    933 Rose St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231)933-6500
    1.3 K-12 247
  • Traverse City Central Grade School Special Education School
    Grades: K-5 | 657 students
    1.8 miles
    301 West Seventh St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)933-5600
    1.8 K-5 657

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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