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
9 253
10 246
11 298
12 289

Central High School is a public high school of the La Crosse School District located in La Crosse, WI. It has 1,086 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 91st largest public high school in Wisconsin and the 5,362nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,086
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.16

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 558
(51%)
1,036
(51%)
 Female 528
(49%)
983
(49%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 879
(81%)
1,588
(79%)
 Asian 101
(9%)
197
(10%)
 Black 41
(4%)
97
(5%)
 Two or More 33
(3%)
78
(4%)
 Hispanic 26
(2%)
49
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 679
(63%)
1,157
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 321
(30%)
709
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(8%)
153
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 63rd out of 0 ranked schools in Wisconsin, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 36.3%. 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

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

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

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,529.1% 15.3:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.3%
 
This School 37.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,086 15.5:1  
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