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
9 197
10 164
11 147
12 158

Central High School is a public high school of the Tuscaloosa City School District located in Tuscaloosa, AL. It has 666 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 159th largest public high school in Alabama and the 8,647th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 666
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.56
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,647th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 159th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 317th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 182nd out of 381

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 358
(54%)
1,443
(50%)
 Male 308
(46%)
1,450
(50%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 658
(99%)
2,177
(75%)
 White 5
(1%)
585
(20%)
 Hispanic 3
(0%)
80
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
38
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 389
(58%)
1,357
(47%)
 Not Eligible 277
(42%)
1,432
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
104
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 120th 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 (58.4%) is 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 623
2006 660
2007 717
2008 742
2009 762
2010 765
2011 716
2012 720
2013 661
2014 690
2015 666

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 16.2
2007 15.5
2008 17.3
2009 19
2010 15.6
2011 14.9
2012 15.6
2013 14.1
2014 17.4
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77207062600321
2006 0.86212121212121
2007 0.67782426778243
2008 0.82345013477089
2009 0.75590551181102
2010 0.83398692810458
2011 0.81703910614525
2012 0.86666666666667
2013 0.8411497730711
2014 0.6304347826087
2015 0.58408408408408

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 58.4%
 

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