Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,072 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% 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 1072 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,072 students
Central High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeCentral High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
1%
1%
Central High School American Indian Students (1988-2016)
Asian
9%
4%
Central High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
3%
11%
Central High School Black Students (1995-2016)
Black
4%
9%
Central High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
77%
71%
Central High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.400.48
Central High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
34%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

District Comparison

  • La Crosse School District's student population of 6,790 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 90% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,113 is higher than the state average of $14,677. 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 $14,468. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameLa Crosse School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed6,790848
La Crosse School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate96%95%
La Crosse School District Graduation Rate (1994-2016)
District Total Revenue$102 MM$12 MM
La Crosse School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$106 MM$12 MM
La Crosse School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$15,113$14,677
La Crosse School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$15,783$14,468
La Crosse School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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    0.3 miles
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    Grades: 6-8 | 55 students
    0.5 miles
    1900 Denton St
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608)789-7670
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    Grades: 6-8 | 521 students
    0.5 miles
    1900 Denton St
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608)789-7670
    0.5 6-8 521
  • La Crosse School Of Technology And Arts Ii Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 45 students
    0.5 miles
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    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608)789-7780
    0.5 6-8 45
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    Grades: PK | 125 students
    0.8 miles
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    La Crosse, WI 54601
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    0.8 PK 125

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Wisconsin public schools have a diversity score of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Wisconsin is Madison Metropolitan School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Wisconsin or national school diversity statistics.