Central High School

  • 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 declined by 8% 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
n/a
1%
Central High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
9%
4%
Central High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
3%
11%
Central High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
3%
10%
Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
79%
71%
Central High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
6%
3%
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 Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.370.26
Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
33%
36%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
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 $14,909 is higher than the state average of $14,642. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,571 is higher than the state average of $14,434. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameLa Crosse School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
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$14,909$14,642
La Crosse School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,571$14,434
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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