Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,063 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Central High School operates within the Central Cusd 301 School District.
  • Central Cusd 301 School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1063 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,063 students
Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCentral High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
6%
5%
Central High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
14%
25%
Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
17%
Central High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
73%
49%
Central High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL 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.
0.450.67
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.
14%
52%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
1%
2%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Central Cusd 301 School District's student population of 3,740 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,348 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,549 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District NameCentral Cusd 301 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed3,740753
Central Cusd 301 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate100%88%
Central Cusd 301 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$47 MM$11 MM
Central Cusd 301 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$44 MM$11 MM
Central Cusd 301 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,348$11,118
Central Cusd 301 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,549$11,218
Central Cusd 301 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  9/9/2017
It's a great and friendly school! I hope the new additions will make it even better!
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2  5/16/2016
Nothing but trouble for my kid. Big illegal DRUG problem at the school that isn't properly addressed. Had many teachers and administration say they were trained to cover their butts. How is covering your butt in the best interest of our kids Very unpleasant experience with the high school!!
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