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
9 166
10 154
11 200
12 163
UG 151

Central High School is a public high school of the Newark Public School District located in Newark, NJ. It has 834 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 228th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 7,125th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.3 to 1.

Total Students: 834
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 81

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 441
(53%)
4,901
(50%)
 Female 393
(47%)
4,871
(50%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 724
(87%)
5,695
(58%)
 Hispanic 108
(13%)
3,207
(33%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
80
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
765
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 647
(78%)
6,213
(64%)
 Not Eligible 147
(18%)
3,139
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(5%)
420
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 53rd out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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 862
2006 781
2007 787
2008 808
2009 862
2010 764
2011 738
2012 779
2013 753
2014 766
2015 834

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.9
2006 11.3
2007 12.7
2008 12.7
2009 15.7
2010 13.2
2011 N/A
2012 9.9
2013 8.2
2014 8.8
2015 10.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41763341067285
2006 0.63380281690141
2007 0.57941550190597
2008 0.71658415841584
2009 0.78886310904872
2010 0.86910994764398
2011 0.88617886178862
2012 0.9216944801027
2013 0.867197875166
2014 0.83159268929504
2015 0.82374100719424

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,030.0% 10.3:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 82.4%
 

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