Central High School

  • Central High School serves 2,489 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Central High School operates within the Little Rock School District.
  • Little Rock School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2489 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 181 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,489 students
Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 181 teachers
Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
8%
2%
Central High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Central High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
58%
21%
Central High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
30%
61%
Central High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.57 0.32
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.
43%
53%
Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
6%
9%
Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Little Rock School District's student population of 24,074 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 64% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,278 is higher than the state average of $11,020. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,726 is higher than the state average of $10,669. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Little Rock School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
3
Number of Students Managed 24,074 913
Little Rock School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 63% 78%
Little Rock School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $358 MM $10 MM
Little Rock School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $370 MM $10 MM
Little Rock School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $14,278 $11,020
Little Rock School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,726 $10,669
Little Rock School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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