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
9 349
10 323
11 290
12 295

Central High School is a public high school of the Central Community School District located in Baton Rouge, LA. It has 1,257 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 43rd largest public high school in Louisiana and the 4,340th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,257
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.7

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 668
(53%)
668
(53%)
 Female 589
(47%)
589
(47%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 992
(79%)
992
(79%)
 Black 225
(18%)
225
(18%)
 Hispanic 21
(2%)
21
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 738
(59%)
738
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 363
(29%)
363
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 156
(12%)
156
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 88th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.3%) is lower than the state average of 57.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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
2007 1101
2008 1156
2009 1226
2010 1232
2011 1205
2012 1257

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 16
2008 16.2
2009 16.3
2010 15.3
2011 14.4
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.19164396003633
2008 0.26124567474048
2009 0.34665579119086
2010 0.36444805194805
2011 0.38423236514523
2012 0.41288782816229

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 

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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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