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
9 288
10 272
11 304
12 275

Central High School is a public high school of the Knox County School District located in Knoxville, TN. It has 1,139 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 97th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 5,147th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,139
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 74.5

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 621
(55%)
11,529
(52%)
 Female 518
(45%)
10,759
(48%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 737
(65%)
16,619
(75%)
 Black 218
(19%)
3,200
(14%)
 Hispanic 128
(11%)
1,420
(6%)
 Two or More 33
(3%)
568
(3%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
380
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
34
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 593
(52%)
8,983
(40%)
 Not Eligible 546
(48%)
13,305
(60%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 93rd 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 (52.1%) 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 1350
2006 1610
2007 1368
2008 1210
2009 1179
2010 1100
2011 1059
2012 1106
2013 1159
2014 1128
2015 1139

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 20.7
2007 17.3
2008 15.2
2009 15.4
2010 15.1
2011 14.6
2012 15.6
2013 15.9
2014 15.1
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41259259259259
2006 0.34472049689441
2007 0.44078947368421
2008 0.4702479338843
2009 0.46734520780322
2010 0.56181818181818
2011 0.50897072710104
2012 0.55605786618445
2013 0.55565142364107
2014 0.37765957446809
2015 0.5206321334504

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 52.1%
 
State Average 52.4%
 

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