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
9 671
10 464
11 549
12 456

Central High School is a public high school of the Bridgeport School District located in Bridgeport, CT. It has 2,140 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 7th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 1,126th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,140
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 123.1

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,089
(51%)
2,260
(48%)
 Male 1,051
(49%)
2,413
(52%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 909
(42%)
2,045
(44%)
 Hispanic 867
(41%)
2,080
(45%)
 White 225
(11%)
336
(7%)
 Asian 81
(4%)
139
(3%)
 American Indian 49
(2%)
56
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,054
(96%)
4,512
(97%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(4%)
146
(3%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
15
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 1st out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 33.6%. 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 1808
2006 2442
2007 2339
2008 2287
2009 2218
2010 2310
2011 2186
2012 2140

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 17.5
2007 15.9
2008 14.8
2009 15.8
2010 17.9
2011 17.9
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9983407079646
2006 0.95372645372645
2007 0.96323215049166
2008 0.96283340620901
2009 0.96393146979261
2010 0.96666666666667
2011 0.96752058554437
2012 0.99859813084112

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 99.9%
 

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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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