Hopkins County Central High School

  • Hopkins County Central High School serves 877 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Hopkins County Central High School operates within the Hopkins County School District.
  • Hopkins County School District's 82% graduation rate is equal to the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 877 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students877 students
Hopkins County Central High School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender %Hopkins County Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Hopkins County Central High School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by GradeHopkins County Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
Hopkins County Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Hopkins County Central High School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Hopkins County Central High School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
8%
11%
Hopkins County Central High School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
89%
78%
Hopkins County Central High School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Hopkins County Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Hopkins County Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHopkins County Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownKY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.200.38
Hopkins County Central High School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
38%
51%
Hopkins County Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
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.
3%
6%
Hopkins County Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hopkins County School District's student population of 7,073 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,453 in this district is less than the state average of $10,658. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,482 is less than the state average of $10,531. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHopkins County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
6
Number of Students Managed7,0732,307
Hopkins County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate82%82%
Hopkins County School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue$67 MM$25 MM
Hopkins County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$68 MM$24 MM
Hopkins County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$9,453$10,658
Hopkins County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$9,482$10,531
Hopkins County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest 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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