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
9 556
10 572
11 584
12 617

Central High School is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 2,329 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 22nd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 804th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,329
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 98.99

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,199
(51%)
19,889
(50%)
 Male 1,130
(49%)
20,208
(50%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 746
(32%)
3,849
(10%)
 Black 721
(31%)
22,915
(57%)
 White 584
(25%)
6,063
(15%)
 Hispanic 203
(9%)
6,507
(16%)
 Two or More 66
(3%)
686
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
76
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 28,655
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 1,036
(3%)
 Not Eligible N/A 10,782
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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 2253
2006 2223
2007 2198
2008 2188
2009 2300
2010 2384
2011 2360
2012 2329

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.5
2006 20.8
2007 21.4
2008 21.8
2009 21.3
2010 21.3
2011 23.1
2012 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37017310252996
2006 0.28969860548808
2007 0.35850773430391
2008 0.32998171846435
2009 0.37826086956522
2010 0.33808724832215
2011 0.34152542372881
2012

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School N/A
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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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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