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
9 280
10 238
11 286
12 268

Central High School is a public high school of the La Crosse School District located in La Crosse, WI. It has 1,072 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 92nd largest public high school in Wisconsin and the 5,509th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,072
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.3

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 570
(53%)
1,026
(53%)
 Female 502
(47%)
905
(47%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 823
(77%)
1,444
(75%)
 Asian 90
(8%)
191
(10%)
 Two or More 65
(6%)
117
(6%)
 Black 47
(4%)
94
(5%)
 Hispanic 34
(3%)
66
(3%)
 American Indian 13
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 646
(60%)
1,074
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 364
(34%)
714
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(6%)
143
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 61st out of 560 ranked schools in Wisconsin, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.4%. 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 1339
2006 1322
2007 1276
2008 1291
2009 1208
2010 1183
2011 1136
2012 1086
2013 1120
2014 1042
2015 1072

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15.7
2007 15.1
2008 15.4
2009 14.7
2010 15.8
2011 15.6
2012 15.5
2013 16
2014 N/A
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.268857356236
2006 0.28290468986384
2007 0.32288401253918
2008 0.3431448489543
2009 0.35347682119205
2010 0.36010143702451
2011 0.38292253521127
2012 0.37476979742173
2013 0.39464285714286
2014 0.40882917466411
2015 0.39738805970149

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.9% 14.9:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.4%
 
This School 39.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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