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
9 263
10 251
11 250
12 206

Central High School is a public high school of the Hamilton County School District located in Harrison, TN. It has 970 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 123rd largest public high school in Tennessee and the 6,161st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 970
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,161st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 123rd out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 177th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 111th out of 423

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 515
(53%)
7,284
(50%)
 Female 455
(47%)
7,416
(50%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 511
(53%)
8,973
(61%)
 Black 407
(42%)
4,121
(28%)
 Hispanic 39
(4%)
1,097
(7%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
365
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
103
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 504
(52%)
6,662
(45%)
 Not Eligible 466
(48%)
8,038
(55%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 125th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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 1062
2006 1047
2007 1018
2008 1060
2009 1017
2010 1040
2011 1007
2012 947
2013 919
2014 923
2015 970

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 15.7
2007 15.6
2008 16.3
2009 17.6
2010 17.2
2011 16.6
2012 16.3
2013 16
2014 15.6
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37193973634652
2006 0.37344794651385
2007 0.3614931237721
2008 0.36415094339623
2009 0.42477876106195
2010 0.46346153846154
2011 0.5759682224429
2012 0.5480464625132
2013 0.53645266594124
2014 0.52871072589382
2015 0.51958762886598

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 52.0%
 
State Average 52.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central High School
Harrison, TN
Public 09 - 12 970 15.5:1  
Tyner Academy
Chattanooga, TN
Public 09 - 12 554 13.2:1 4 miles
Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
Chattanooga, TN
Private 09 - 12 58 8:1 5 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,573 18.5:1 5 miles
Hixson High School
Hixson, TN
Public 09 - 12 922 16.5:1 6 miles
Valley Academy
Chattanooga, TN
Private 02 - 12 65 11:1 6 miles
Grace Baptist Academy
Chattanooga, TN
Private PK - 12 422 8:1 6 miles
Hamilton County Collegiate High at Chattanooga State
Chattanooga, TN
Public 09 - 12 121 121:1 6 miles
Stem School Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Public 09 - 10 263 16.4:1 6 miles
Collegedale Academy
Collegedale, TN
Private PK - 12 751 14:1 7 miles
Boyd-Buchanan School
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Private PK - 12 864 11:1 7 miles
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