559 Morgantown Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Warren Central High School serves 1,047 students in grades 9-12.
Warren Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,047 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Warren Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Warren Central High School's student population of 1,047 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,047 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Warren Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Warren Central High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1144 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
8%
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Black
21%
11%
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White
43%
75%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Warren Central High School's ranking?

Warren Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Warren Central High School?

The graduation rate of Warren Central High School is 96%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.

How many students attend Warren Central High School?

1,047 students attend Warren Central High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

43% of Warren Central High School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Warren Central High School?

Warren Central High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Warren Central High School offer ?

Warren Central High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Warren Central High School part of?

Warren Central High School is part of Warren County School District.

School Reviews

5   10/25/2021
I am from the class of 1999. Most of my fond memories of high school are in its suburb JROTC Program. Col Young was like a dad to me! Go Dragons!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Rhonda Duncan

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,047 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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