Springfield Central High School

  • Springfield Central High School serves 2,049 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Springfield Central High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Springfield Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Springfield Central High School's student population of 2,049 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 144 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,049 students
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Total Classroom Teachers144 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Springfield Central High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Springfield Central High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#510 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
54%
20%
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Black
24%
9%
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White
15%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Springfield Central High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.630.59
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Springfield Central High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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