Central High School serves 1,630 students in grades 9-12.
Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado 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 19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,630 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 41%
- Graduation Rate: 85% (Top 50% in CO)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 43% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Central High School's student population of 1,630 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1064 out of 1734 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), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Central High School's ranking?
Central High School is ranked #1064 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Central High School often compared to?
Central High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Grand Junction High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Central High School?
The graduation rate of Central High School is 85%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Central High School?
1,630 students attend Central High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Central High School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central High School?
Central High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
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 Mesa County Valley School District No. 51.
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