Hopkins County Central High School

  • Hopkins County Central High School serves 883 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Hopkins County Central High School's student population of 883 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students883 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hopkins County Central High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hopkins County Central High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#627 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
8%
11%
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White
87%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.39
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Graduation Rate
88%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHopkins County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Formally known as Louisville Central High School Magnet Career Academy, Central High School is a public high school in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.
  • Overview: Specializing in preparing students for professional careers, Central offers many magnet programs. As an all-magnet school, it has no home district, instead bringing in students from throughout the Jefferson County Public School System.
  • Louisville Central High School and the rest of the Louisville school system played a part in both integration efforts and the Cold War. In 1957, as many around the world began to take notice of racial problems within the United States, the United States Information Agency produced promotional materials touting "The Louisville Story" as an example of peaceful integration.
  • In the 1950s, Central High School also won three national basketball high school championships.
  • Central High School is located at 1130 W. Chestnut Street.
  • Magnet programs offered: Law/Government, Business, Accounting, Computer Technology, Medical Administration, Pharmacy, Nursing, Veterinary, Diagnostics, Dental.
  • Notable alumni: Muhammad Ali; Lenny Lyles - 11-season NFL player, mosly with the Baltimore Colts; Maurice Rabb, Jr.

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