Central High School



Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central High School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 104
1 101
2 95
3 103
4 94
5 103
6 106
7 113
8 121
9 108
10 122
11 98
12 122

Central High School is a public elementary school located in Florence, AL in the Lauderdale County School District. It enrolls 1,429 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central High School is the 1st largest public school in Alabama and the 193rd largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 109.68

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 745
(52%)
4,074
(51%)
 Female 684
(48%)
3,893
(49%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,285
(90%)
7,539
(95%)
 Black 101
(7%)
227
(3%)
 Hispanic 25
(2%)
99
(1%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
49
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 705
(49%)
3,256
(41%)
 Not Eligible 627
(44%)
4,181
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(7%)
530
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Central High School is ranked 8th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 1312
2006 1352
2007 1311
2008 1303
2009 1349
2010 1340
2011 1358
2012 1429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 16.2
2007 15.2
2008 15.6
2009 15.8
2010 14.4
2011 18.2
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4405487804878
2006 0.44896449704142
2007 0.39740655987796
2008 0.44819646968534
2009 0.53150481838399
2010 0.52388059701493
2011 0.5360824742268
2012 0.56123163051085

Compare Central High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.1%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

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Central High School
Florence, AL
Public PK - 12 1,429 13:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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