Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,282 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Central High School's student population of 1,282 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central High School is 0.69, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1125 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
46%
48%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.690.68
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Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChampaign CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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