Central High School

  • Central High School serves 400 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Central High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.
  • Los Angeles Unified School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 400 students has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students400 students
Gender %Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Students by GradeCentral High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:124:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
85%
54%
Black
11%
6%
White
2%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsCentral High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has increased from 47% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,024
4
Number of Students Managed633,5571,564
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,991
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$14,853$11,482
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.