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
9 411
10 419
11 427
12 376

Central High School is a public high school of the Memphis School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 1,633 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 37th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 2,722nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,633
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 83.7

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 840
(51%)
16,215
(49%)
 Male 793
(49%)
16,864
(51%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,413
(87%)
28,419
(86%)
 White 96
(6%)
2,014
(6%)
 Asian 56
(3%)
413
(1%)
 Hispanic 48
(3%)
1,990
(6%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
192
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
23
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 940
(58%)
23,763
(72%)
 Not Eligible 634
(39%)
7,515
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(4%)
1,801
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 17th 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 (61.2%) 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 1362
2006 1443
2007 1761
2008 1718
2009 1730
2010 1824
2011 1826
2012 1633

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 20.9
2007 20.8
2008 20.5
2009 20.6
2010 20.6
2011 21.5
2012 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51835535976505
2006 0.5010395010395
2007 0.43725156161272
2008 0.53317811408615
2009 0.61156069364162
2010 0.62335526315789
2011 0.61555312157722
2012 0.61175750153092

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 61.2%
 

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