Central High School

  • Central High School serves 1,364 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Central High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Central High School's student population of 1,364 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,364 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Central High School
Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central High School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central High School and the percentage of Asian students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
22%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central High School and the percentage of Black students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
75%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central High School and the percentage of White students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Central High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.390.35
This chart display the diversity score of Central High School and the average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
79%
This chart display graduation rate of Central High School and graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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