Central High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
5.1
Algebra Proficiency
2.0
English Proficiency
2.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,098 Students
  • 73 Teachers

Central High School
1130 WEST CHESTNUT ST
LOUISVILLE, KY 40203

Phone: (502) 485-8226

District: Jefferson County Public Schools

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 17 percent. The student body makeup is 35 percent male and 65 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 92 percent. Central High School is 1 of 29 high schools in the Jefferson County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Bronze

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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 1,098
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 92%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 81%
Full-Time Teachers 73

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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 English 43%
Proficient in Algebra 30%
College Readiness Index 5.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

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

Total Schools 29
Total Students 29,601
Proficient in English (district average) 48%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 44%
College Readiness (district average) 19.1

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Nearby Schools

Central High School is 1 of 29 schools in the Jefferson County Public Schools.

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