Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,364 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the LA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Central High School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.
  • East Baton Rouge Parish School District's 53% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1364 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,364 students
Central High School Total Students (2008-2016)
Gender %Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (2008-2016)
Students by GradeCentral High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
Central High School Asian Students (2009-2014)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Central High School Black Students (2008-2016)
Black
22%
44%
Central High School Black Students (2008-2016)
White
75%
45%
Central High School White Students (2008-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.390.61
Central High School Diversity Score (2008-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
54%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2016)

District Comparison

  • East Baton Rouge Parish School District's student population of 46,333 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 53% has decreased from 59% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,089 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,165 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
2
Number of Students Managed46,3331,095
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate53%67%
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2016)
District Total Revenue$563 MM$27 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$566 MM$25 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$13,089$24,719
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$13,165$22,732
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Louisiana public schools have a diversity score of 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Louisiana is Belle Chasse Academy Inc. School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.