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
7 138
8 120
9 122
10 155
11 102
12 110
UG 5

Central High School is a public high school of the Helena/ W.helena School District located in West Helena, AR. It has 752 students in grades 7th through 12th. Central High School is the 58th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 7,682nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.6 to 1.

Total Students: 752
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 71.05

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 390
(52%)
390
(52%)
 Female 362
(48%)
362
(48%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 721
(96%)
721
(96%)
 White 25
(3%)
25
(3%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 642
(85%)
642
(85%)
 Not Eligible 63
(8%)
63
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(6%)
47
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 20th out of 0 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.4%. 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 850
2006 798
2007 798
2008 799
2009 696
2010 684
2011 567
2012 752

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 12.3
2007 12.7
2008 13.8
2009 11.2
2010 10
2011 14.3
2012 10.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81294117647059
2006 0.99624060150376
2007 0.99624060150376
2008 0.99624530663329
2009 0.99568965517241
2010 0.99561403508772
2011 0.8641975308642
2012 0.91622340425532

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,060.0% 10.6:1
 
1,270.2% 12.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 55.4%
 
This School 91.6%
 

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Public 07 - 12 752 10.6:1  
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