1120 Main St
Davenport, IA 52803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Central High School serves 1,414 students in grades 9-12.
Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa 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 55% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Central High School's student population of 1,414 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
104 teachers
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School Rankings

Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#888 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
21%
6%
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White
54%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,414 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 10%)

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