Central High School serves 302 students in grades 9-12.
Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 302 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 12%
- Graduation Rate: 90-94% (Top 30% in IL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Central High School's student population of 302 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2453 out of 3663 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Central High School's ranking?
Central High School is ranked #2453 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Central High School often compared to?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Central High School?
The graduation rate of Central High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Central High School?
302 students attend Central High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Central High School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central High School?
Central High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Central High School offer ?
Central High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Central High School part of?
Central High School is part of Central CUSD 4 School District.
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