Central High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
8.4
Math Proficiency
2.8
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,008 Students
  • 107 Teachers

Central High School
433 NORTH 8TH
RAPID CITY, SD 57701

Phone: (605) 394-4023

District: Rapid City Area 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 11 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 30 percent. Central High School is 1 of 4 high schools in the Rapid City Area Schools.

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 2,008
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 30%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 37%
Full-Time Teachers 107

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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 77%
Proficient in Math 66%
College Readiness Index 8.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small 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 4
Total Students 3,845
Proficient in Reading (district average) 65%
Proficient in Math (district average) 58%
College Readiness (district average) 18.7

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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 4 schools in the Rapid City Area Schools.

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