Central High School



Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 50
10 438
11 437
12 356

Central High School is a public high school of the Phenix City School District located in Phenix City, AL. It has 1,281 students in grades 10th through 12th. Central High School is the 39th largest public high school in Alabama and the 4,222nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,281
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.43

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 660
(52%)
1,120
(51%)
 Male 621
(48%)
1,085
(49%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 870
(68%)
1,481
(67%)
 White 358
(28%)
612
(28%)
 Hispanic 32
(2%)
66
(3%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 731
(57%)
1,310
(59%)
 Not Eligible 438
(34%)
723
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 112
(9%)
172
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 18th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1352
2006 1399
2007 1517
2008 1666
2009 1307
2010 1346
2011 1321
2012 1281

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15.7
2007 16.2
2008 17.3
2009 17.9
2010 18.6
2011 17.5
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59467455621302
2006 0.71479628305933
2007 0.6479894528675
2008 0.64105642256903
2009 0.66411629686305
2010 0.67459138187221
2011 0.68130204390613
2012 0.65807962529274

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 65.8%
 

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