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
9 280
10 232
11 156
12 200

Central High School is a public high school of the Prince George'S County Public Schools located in Capitol Heights, MD. It has 868 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 148th largest public high school in Maryland and the 6,757th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 868
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.5

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 443
(51%)
19,608
(49%)
 Male 425
(49%)
20,048
(51%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 748
(86%)
28,839
(73%)
 Hispanic 99
(11%)
7,299
(18%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
1,202
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
531
(1%)
 White 6
(1%)
1,594
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
55
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
136
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 453
(52%)
16,707
(42%)
 Not Eligible 351
(40%)
19,869
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(7%)
3,080
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 65th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.6%) is higher than the state average of 36.0%. 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 1028
2006 1224
2007 1233
2008 1171
2009 1078
2010 1057
2011 905
2012 868

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 13.7
2007 13.2
2008 12.8
2009 13
2010 13.4
2011 12.7
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46206225680934
2006 0.49509803921569
2007 0.50040551500406
2008 0.49871904355252
2009 0.54823747680891
2010 0.53263954588458
2011 0.58674033149171
2012 0.59562211981567

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 59.6%
 

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