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
9 326
10 294
11 230
12 250

Central High School is a public high school of the Cape Girardeau 63 School District located in Cape Girardeau, MO. It has 1,100 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 89th largest public high school in Missouri and the 5,354th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,100
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 88.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,354th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 89th out of 615
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 298th out of 614
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 53rd out of 614

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 572
(52%)
863
(50%)
 Male 528
(48%)
861
(50%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 684
(62%)
1,038
(60%)
 Black 309
(28%)
490
(28%)
 Two or More 53
(5%)
110
(6%)
 Hispanic 42
(4%)
63
(4%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 538
(49%)
777
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 496
(45%)
834
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(6%)
113
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 54th out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.4%. 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 1364
2006 1379
2007 1377
2008 1302
2009 1246
2010 1199
2011 1193
2012 1122
2013 1151
2014 1132
2015 1100

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 17
2007 15.7
2008 13.4
2009 12.5
2010 12.4
2011 12.5
2012 11.9
2013 12.1
2014 12.5
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35703812316716
2006 0.32559825960841
2007 0.37835875090777
2008 0.33333333333333
2009 0.40449438202247
2010 0.44620517097581
2011 0.45599329421626
2012 0.47682709447415
2013 0.51433536055604
2014 0.51413427561837
2015 0.51090909090909

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,100 12.4:1  
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