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
9 440
10 431
11 442
12 391

Central High School is a public high school of the St. Joseph School District located in St. Joseph, MO. It has 1,704 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 38th largest public high school in Missouri and the 2,552nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,704
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 116.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,552nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 38th out of 615
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 432nd out of 614
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 12th out of 614

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 868
(51%)
2,448
(49%)
 Male 836
(49%)
2,548
(51%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,297
(76%)
3,863
(77%)
 Hispanic 138
(8%)
385
(8%)
 Black 129
(8%)
421
(8%)
 Two or More 70
(4%)
197
(4%)
 Asian 53
(3%)
92
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
20
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,058
(62%)
2,513
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 560
(33%)
2,141
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(5%)
342
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 38th 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 (37.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.4%. 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 1599
2006 1677
2007 1688
2008 1682
2009 1735
2010 1648
2011 1560
2012 1563
2013 1669
2014 1711
2015 1704

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 17.6
2007 16.7
2008 16.3
2009 13.5
2010 13.4
2011 13.5
2012 13.2
2013 14.3
2014 14.8
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32020012507817
2006 0.33750745378652
2007 0.33708530805687
2008 0.33353151010702
2009 0.33890489913545
2010 0.37621359223301
2011 0.41282051282051
2012 0.39603326935381
2013 0.46135410425404
2014 0.46230274693162
2015 0.37910798122066

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.9%
 
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central High School
St. Joseph, MO
Public 09 - 12 1,704 14.6:1  
Bode Middle School
St. Joseph, MO
Public 07 - 08 525 13.8:1 1 miles
Truman Middle School
St. Joseph, MO
Public 07 - 08 474 12.7:1 1 miles
Bishop Leblond High School
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Private 09 - 12 194 11:1 2 miles
Lafayette High School
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Public 09 - 12 784 14.5:1 2 miles
South Park Christian Academy
St. Joseph, MO
Private PK - 12 60 4:1 3 miles
Robidoux Middle School
St. Joseph, MO
Public 07 - 08 348 13:1 3 miles
St Joseph Christian School
St. Joseph, MO
Private PK - 12 310 10:1 4 miles
Spring Garden Middle School
St. Joseph, MO
Public 07 - 08 381 12.7:1 4 miles
Benton High School
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Public 09 - 12 780 13:1 4 miles
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Public 09 - 12 205 10.3:1 7 miles
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