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
9 204
10 164
11 170
12 210

Central High School is a public high school of the Wise County Public Schools located in Norton, VA. It has 748 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 216th largest public high school in Virginia and the 7,841st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.8 to 1.

Total Students: 748
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,841st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 216th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 319th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 257th out of 335

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Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 385
(51%)
965
(53%)
 Female 363
(49%)
868
(47%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 724
(97%)
1,759
(96%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
34
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 404
(54%)
927
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 283
(38%)
766
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(8%)
140
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 149th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.0%) is higher than the state average of 33.8%. 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 506
2006 513
2007 503
2008 476
2009 471
2010 474
2011 675
2012 669
2013 667
2014 697
2015 748

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 16.3
2007 16.4
2008 16
2009 16
2010 17.4
2011 14.4
2012 16.3
2013 15.7
2014 17.5
2015 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18774703557312
2006 0.20272904483431
2007 0.18687872763419
2008 0.15756302521008
2009 0.23354564755839
2010 0.43248945147679
2011 0.43259259259259
2012 0.47832585949178
2013 0.53673163418291
2014 0.48206599713056
2015 0.45989304812834

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
This School 46.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central High School
Norton, VA
Public 09 - 12 748 18.8:1  
J.I. Burton High School
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Public 08 - 12 294 13.4:1 3 miles
Wise County Christian School
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