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

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Central High School is a public school located in Memphis, TN. It has 1,506 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 4% of students are at least proficient in math and 30% in reading.

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306 S Bellevue Blvd
Memphis, TN 38104
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
30%
Percent Proficient - Math
4%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1180
36 responses
Average ACT
22
429 responses
AP Enrollment
6%

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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
$41,228
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$901
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$101,800
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
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 28 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 74 responses
  • Homecoming
    36%
  • Central's annual parade
    18%
  • Class Wars
    18%
  • Pep Rallys
    8%
  • When we have international club, we cook our foods
    5%
  • CHS Flea Market Event
    4%
  • Marching Band
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,506
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 30 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 30 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 30 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,142
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.1%
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 44 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 44 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,732 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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