Central School (the)



Central School (the) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central School (the) Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 27
7 25
8 33
9 35
10 25
11 20
12 11

Central School (the) is a public high school of the Red Clay Consolidated School District located in Wilmington, DE. It has 176 students in grades 6th through 12th. Central School (the) is the 42nd largest public high school in Delaware and the 17,780th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.0 to 1.

Total Students: 176
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Full Time Teachers: 25

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Central School (the) Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 125
(71%)
2,371
(48%)
 Female 51
(29%)
2,564
(52%)

Central School (the) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 86
(49%)
1,165
(24%)
 Hispanic 46
(26%)
977
(20%)
 White 43
(24%)
2,543
(52%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
204
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
35
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Central School (the) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(77%)
1,922
(39%)
 Not Eligible 28
(16%)
2,791
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(7%)
222
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central School (the) is ranked 36th out of 0 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central School (the) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.3%. 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 School (the) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 107
2006 107
2007 107
2008 151
2009 146
2010 164
2011 166
2012 176

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 6.7
2007 7.6
2008 9.4
2009 8.6
2010 8.2
2011 8.3
2012 7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71028037383178
2006 0.69158878504673
2007 0.69158878504673
2008 0.67549668874172
2009 0.75342465753425
2010 0.79268292682927
2011 0.81325301204819
2012 0.84090909090909

Compare Central School (the) to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
700.0% 7.0:1
 
1,201.0% 12.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 84.1%
 

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