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 grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,063 students
Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.45 0.31
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 (2002-2015)
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 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,796 is higher than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,394 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Central Cusd 301 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,740 753
Central Cusd 301 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 88%
Central Cusd 301 School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $12 MM
Central Cusd 301 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $51 MM $11 MM
Central Cusd 301 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,796 $16,005
Central Cusd 301 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,394 $14,988
Central Cusd 301 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BurlingtonCentral Middle School
    Grades: 8 | 256 students
    0.2 miles
    44w303 Plato Rd
    BurlingtonIL 60109
    (847)464-6000
    0.28256
  • BurlingtonHoward B Thomas Grade School
    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
    0.3 miles
    44w575 Plato Rd
    BurlingtonIL 60109
    (847)464-6043
    0.3PK-5518
  • Maple ParkLily Lake Grade School
    Grades: KG-5 | 204 students
    4.9 miles
    5n720 Il Route 47
    Maple ParkIL 60151
    (847)464-6043
    4.9KG-5204
  • ElginPrairie Knolls Middle School
    Grades: 6-7 | 569 students
    5 miles
    225 Nesler Rd
    ElginIL 60124
    (847)464-6043
    56-7569
  • HampshireCambridge Lakes Charter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 869 students
    5.3 miles
    900 Wester Blvd
    HampshireIL 60140
    (847)464-4300
    5.3KG-12869

School Reviews

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!!
- Posted by

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.