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
9 198
10 189
11 179
12 154

Central High School is a public high school of the Tuscaloosa City School District located in Tuscaloosa, AL. It has 720 students in grades 8th through 12th. Central High School is the 146th largest public high school in Alabama and the 7,993rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 720
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.2

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 387
(54%)
2,528
(49%)
 Male 333
(46%)
2,587
(51%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 717
(100%)
3,856
(75%)
 White 3
(0%)
1,085
(21%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
58
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
103
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 588
(82%)
3,029
(59%)
 Not Eligible 96
(13%)
1,769
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(5%)
317
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 49th 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 (86.7%) is significantly 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 623
2006 660
2007 717
2008 742
2009 762
2010 765
2011 716
2012 720

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 16.2
2007 15.5
2008 17.3
2009 19
2010 15.6
2011 14.9
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77207062600321
2006 0.86212121212121
2007 0.67782426778243
2008 0.82345013477089
2009 0.75590551181102
2010 0.83398692810458
2011 0.81703910614525
2012 0.86666666666667

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 86.7%
 

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Tuscaloosa, AL
Public 08 - 12 720 15.6:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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