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
9 238
10 254
11 227
12 228

Central High School is a public high school of the Hamilton County School District located in Harrison, TN. It has 947 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 121st largest public high school in Tennessee and the 6,186th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 947
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.2

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 502
(53%)
7,174
(50%)
 Female 445
(47%)
7,168
(50%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 571
(60%)
8,973
(63%)
 Black 333
(35%)
4,221
(29%)
 Hispanic 27
(3%)
740
(5%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
318
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
46
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
32
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 428
(45%)
5,917
(41%)
 Not Eligible 428
(45%)
7,435
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 91
(10%)
990
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 111th out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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 1062
2006 1047
2007 1018
2008 1060
2009 1017
2010 1040
2011 1007
2012 947

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

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

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 54.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 947 16.3:1  
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Valley Academy
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Private KG - 12 64 11:1 6 miles
Chattanooga State Mid College High School
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Grace Baptist Academy
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