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Central High School
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  • Public
  • LITTLE ROCK, AR

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Central High School is a highly rated, public school located in LITTLE ROCK, AR. It has 2,430 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 48% in reading.

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Central High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
48%
Percent Proficient - Math
38%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1250
106 responses
Average ACT
26
932 responses
AP Enrollment
37%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$29,155
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$720
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$101,049
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 94 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 94 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 238 responses
  • Junior take over day; wearing senior gold
    22%
  • Homecoming games and dances
    16%
  • Senior Picnic; first time to wear gold
    14%
  • Football games
    14%
  • Long weekends
    11%
  • Wearing senior gold on game days and senior night
    8%
  • Graduation and Sr ditch day
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,430
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 94 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 94 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 94 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,500
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.9%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 116 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 116 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 116 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$14,962 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 124 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 124 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 124 responses

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