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
9 359
10 419
11 333
12 406

Central High School is a public high school of the Bridgeport School District located in Bridgeport, CT. It has 1,517 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 20th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 3,275th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,517
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 98.83

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 765
(50%)
2,522
(47%)
 Male 752
(50%)
2,846
(53%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 652
(43%)
2,119
(39%)
 Hispanic 612
(40%)
2,257
(42%)
 White 170
(11%)
776
(14%)
 Asian 68
(4%)
174
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
23
(0%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,517
(100%)
4,890
(91%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
478
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 2nd out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.5%. 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
2013 1838
2014 1672
2015 1517

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
2013 16.7
2014 17.1
2015 15.3

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
2013 0.99727965179543
2014 0.99820574162679
2015 1

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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