Central High School

  • Central High School serves 503 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Central High School's student population of 503 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Central High School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#9186 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:1n/a
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
86%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.250.64
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Graduation Rate
20%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Central High School is Tri-c Community Day (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is City Of Angels (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles Tri-c Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
    0.0 miles
    716 E. 14th St. Second Fl.
    Los Angeles, CA 90021
    (213) 745-1901
    0.0 7-12 263
  • Los Angeles City Of Angels Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 1,711 student
    0.1 miles
    221 S. E.man Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90063
    (323) 415-8350
    0.1 K-12 1,711
  • Los Angeles San Pedro Street Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 738 students
    0.2 miles
    1635 S. San Pedro St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90015
    (213) 747-9538
    0.2 K-5 738
  • Los Angeles Ninth Street Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 340 students
    0.4 miles
    835 Stanford Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90021
    (213) 896-2700
    0.4 K-5 340
  • Los Angeles Santee Education Complex
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,857 student
    0.5 miles
    1921 S. Maple Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90011
    (213) 763-1000
    0.5 9-12 1,857

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