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
9 429
10 397
11 376
12 361

Central High School is a public high school of the St. Joseph School District located in St. Joseph, MO. It has 1,563 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 38th largest public high school in Missouri and the 2,972nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 118.82

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 787
(50%)
2,471
(49%)
 Male 776
(50%)
2,597
(51%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,292
(83%)
4,107
(81%)
 Black 115
(7%)
467
(9%)
 Hispanic 84
(5%)
307
(6%)
 Asian 39
(2%)
65
(1%)
 Two or More 21
(1%)
89
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
22
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 944
(60%)
2,330
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 541
(35%)
2,413
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(5%)
325
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 34th 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 (39.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.3%. 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

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

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

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,388.9% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.6%
 
State Average 40.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,563 13.2:1  
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Private PK - 12 302 11:1 4 miles
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