Central High School



Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central High School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 96
1 107
2 93
3 98
4 92
5 97
6 102
7 105
8 106
9 100
10 99
11 110
12 98

Central High School is a public high school of the Lauderdale County School District located in Florence, AL. It has 1,342 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Central High School is the 34th largest public high school in Alabama and the 4,058th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,342
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,058th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 34th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 187th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 33rd out of 381

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 728
(54%)
3,655
(52%)
 Female 614
(46%)
3,364
(48%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,219
(91%)
6,651
(95%)
 Black 60
(4%)
160
(2%)
 Hispanic 42
(3%)
107
(2%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
57
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 668
(50%)
3,793
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 589
(44%)
2,843
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(6%)
383
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 19th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.1%. 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 1312
2006 1352
2007 1311
2008 1303
2009 1349
2010 1340
2011 1358
2012 1429
2013 1373
2014 1377
2015 1342

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 16.2
2007 15.2
2008 15.6
2009 15.8
2010 14.4
2011 18.2
2012 13
2013 15.1
2014 17.9
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4405487804878
2006 0.44896449704142
2007 0.39740655987796
2008 0.44819646968534
2009 0.53150481838399
2010 0.52388059701493
2011 0.5360824742268
2012 0.56123163051085
2013 0.52876911871814
2014 0.52142338416848
2015 0.50223546944858

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.2%
 

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Public PK - 12 1,342 17.6:1  
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