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
9 356
10 277
11 230
12 259

Central High School is a public high school of the Cape Girardeau 63 School District located in Cape Girardeau, MO. It has 1,122 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 85th largest public high school in Missouri and the 5,125th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,122
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.08

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 586
(52%)
878
(52%)
 Male 536
(48%)
813
(48%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 700
(62%)
1,029
(61%)
 Black 358
(32%)
559
(33%)
 Hispanic 39
(3%)
59
(3%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
27
(2%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(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 587
(52%)
802
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 462
(41%)
769
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(7%)
120
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 43rd out of 0 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.3%. 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

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

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

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,388.9% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 47.7%
 

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