Central High School

Tel: (608)789-7900
  • Central High School serves 1,042 students in grades 9-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
  • Central High School operates within the La Crosse School District.
  • La Crosse School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the WI state average of 95%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1042 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,042 students
Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by GradeCentral High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/an/a
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
Central High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Central High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Central High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Central High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.26
Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • La Crosse School District's student population of 6,814 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,113 is higher than the state average of $13,583. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,783 is higher than the state average of $13,316. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameLa Crosse School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed6,814850
La Crosse School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate96%95%
La Crosse School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue$102 MM$12 MM
La Crosse School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$106 MM$12 MM
La Crosse School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,113$13,583
La Crosse School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,783$13,316
La Crosse School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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