Central High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
13.9
Math Proficiency
2.3
Reading Proficiency
2.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,186 Students
  • 122 Teachers

Central High School
ONE LINCOLN BLVD
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

Phone: (203) 576-7377

District: Bridgeport School District

Overview

At Central High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Central High School is 20 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 90 percent. Central High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Bridgeport School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,186
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 90%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 97%
Full-Time Teachers 122

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 51%
Proficient in Math 46%
College Readiness Index 13.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 4,574
Proficient in Reading (district average) 40%
Proficient in Math (district average) 33%
College Readiness (district average) 10.6

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Central High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Bridgeport School District.

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