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
9 140
10 67
11 66
12 51

Central High School is a public high school of the Grand Rapids Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 324 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 542nd largest public high school in Michigan and the 13,975th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 324
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.25

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 204
(63%)
2,356
(47%)
 Male 120
(37%)
2,642
(53%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 159
(49%)
1,263
(25%)
 Black 110
(34%)
2,002
(40%)
 White 29
(9%)
1,293
(26%)
 Two or More 24
(7%)
322
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
35
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
79
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(83%)
3,443
(69%)
 Not Eligible 37
(11%)
1,334
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(6%)
221
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 268th 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 (88.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 937
2006 874
2007 839
2008 764
2009 585
2010 415
2011 382
2012 324

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 16.2
2007 16.7
2008 16.8
2009 16.7
2010 15.1
2011 14
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92742796157951
2006 0.9370709382151
2007 0.93206197854589
2008 0.95026178010471
2009 1.0017094017094
2010 0.92289156626506
2011 0.87434554973822
2012 0.8858024691358

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 88.6%
 

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