Central High School

16900 W Gebhardt Rd
Brookfield, WI 53005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Central High School serves 1,254 students in grades 9-12.
Central High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Central High School's student population of 1,254 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Rankings

Central High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#186 out of 2025 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
71%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.49
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Graduation Rate
98%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmbrook School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central High School is Fairview South (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pilgrim Park Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elm Grove Pilgrim Park Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 824 students
    0.9 miles
    1500 Pilgrim Pkwy
    Elm Grove, WI 53122
    (262) 785-3920
    0.9 6-8 824
  • Brookfield Dixon Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 525 students
    1.0 miles
    2400 Pilgrim Square Dr
    Brookfield, WI 53005
    (262) 785-3970
    1 PK-5 525
  • Brookfield Brookfield Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
    1.4 miles
    2530 N Brookfield Rd
    Brookfield, WI 53045
    (262) 785-3930
    1.4 PK-5 562
  • Brookfield Swanson Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 780 students
    1.4 miles
    305 N Calhoun Rd
    Brookfield, WI 53005
    (262) 789-2540
    1.4 PK-5 780
  • Brookfield Wisconsin Hills Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 840 students
    1.5 miles
    18700 W Wisconsin Ave
    Brookfield, WI 53045
    (262) 785-3960
    1.5 6-8 840

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