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
9 700
10 568
11 546
12 507

Central High School is a public high school of the Phoenix Union High School District located in Phoenix, AZ. It has 2,321 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 32nd largest public high school in Arizona and the 813th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,321
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 147.8

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,212
(52%)
13,107
(51%)
 Female 1,109
(48%)
12,648
(49%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,562
(67%)
20,423
(79%)
 Black 240
(10%)
2,362
(9%)
 White 196
(8%)
1,430
(6%)
 American Indian 158
(7%)
667
(3%)
 Asian 137
(6%)
608
(2%)
 Two or More 23
(1%)
230
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
35
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,222
(53%)
12,973
(50%)
 Not Eligible 1,048
(45%)
11,960
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(2%)
822
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 22nd out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.3%. 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 2322
2006 2271
2007 2271
2008 2235
2009 2296
2010 2237
2011 2324
2012 2321

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 15.7
2007 15.5
2008 15.1
2009 15.6
2010 15.4
2011 16.4
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66666666666667
2006 0.1523557904007
2007 0.087186261558785
2008 0.71096196868009
2009 0.81184668989547
2010 0.08448815377738
2011 0.8382099827883
2012 0.54847048685911

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 54.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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