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
9 276
10 297
11 270
12 222

Central High School is a public high school of the Providence School District located in Providence, RI. It has 1,065 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 10th largest public high school in Rhode Island and the 5,557th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,065
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 85

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 573
(54%)
3,682
(52%)
 Female 492
(46%)
3,372
(48%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 759
(71%)
4,547
(64%)
 Black 161
(15%)
1,300
(18%)
 Asian 73
(7%)
340
(5%)
 White 50
(5%)
591
(8%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
200
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
70
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
6
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 756
(71%)
4,690
(66%)
 Not Eligible 236
(22%)
1,780
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(7%)
584
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 3rd out of 66 ranked schools in Rhode Island, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.5%. 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 1647
2006 1398
2007 1236
2008 1177
2009 1204
2010 1161
2011 1107
2012 1101
2013 1112
2014 1087
2015 1065

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 15.4
2007 17.2
2008 15.1
2009 15.9
2010 15
2011 15.8
2012 16.6
2013 16.4
2014 15.3
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71098967820279
2006 0.60801144492132
2007 0.81067961165049
2008 0.85811384876805
2009 0.84468438538206
2010 0.80017226528854
2011 0.82113821138211
2012 0.83651226158038
2013 0.81834532374101
2014 0.78012879484821
2015 0.77840375586854

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,167.6% 11.7:1
 
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 77.8%
 

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