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
9 323
10 325
11 308
12 333

Central High School is a public high school of the Forest Hills Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 1,289 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 107th largest public high school in Michigan and the 4,189th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,289
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.16

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 652
(51%)
2,500
(51%)
 Female 637
(49%)
2,362
(49%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,136
(88%)
4,131
(85%)
 Asian 76
(6%)
334
(7%)
 Black 37
(3%)
211
(4%)
 Hispanic 22
(2%)
113
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
52
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,179
(91%)
4,339
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 77
(6%)
384
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(3%)
139
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 652nd out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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
2005 1291
2006 1357
2007 1350
2008 1368
2009 1327
2010 1287
2011 1300
2012 1289

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 18.9
2007 18.5
2008 18.4
2009 18.3
2010 17.8
2011 18.9
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.03718048024787
2006 0.058216654384672
2007 0.054074074074074
2008 0.069444444444444
2009 0.059532780708365
2010 0.072261072261072
2011 0.09
2012 0.08533747090768

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.5%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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