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 45
7 42
8 44
9 497
10 401
11 374
12 345

Central High School is a public high school of the Springfield R-XII School District located in Springfield, MO. It has 1,748 students in grades 6th through 12th. Central High School is the 34th largest public high school in Missouri and the 2,377th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,748
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 121.86

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 890
(51%)
3,531
(49%)
 Male 858
(49%)
3,725
(51%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,258
(72%)
5,887
(81%)
 Black 188
(11%)
582
(8%)
 Hispanic 135
(8%)
361
(5%)
 Asian 110
(6%)
218
(3%)
 Two or More 37
(2%)
138
(2%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
47
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
23
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 866
(50%)
4,253
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 772
(44%)
2,540
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 110
(6%)
463
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 15th 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 (50.5%) 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 1523
2006 1548
2007 1524
2008 1534
2009 1627
2010 1631
2011 1681
2012 1762
2013 1786
2014 1730
2015 1748

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 21
2007 16.7
2008 16.5
2009 17.2
2010 17.5
2011 15.5
2012 15.9
2013 15.4
2014 15
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47669074195666
2006 0.48966408268734
2007 0.48359580052493
2008 0.47913950456323
2009 0.50338045482483
2010 0.50214592274678
2011 0.51695419393218
2012 0.51872871736663
2013 0.57838745800672
2014 0.53988439306358
2015 0.5045766590389

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.5%
 

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Central High School
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Public 06 - 12 1,748 14.3:1  
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