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Central High School

461 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Central High School is an predominantly white school with 461 students. Students perform at the state average in passing TAKS scores. Fewer than half of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have roughly the same experience as the state average and are paid about the same as the state average.

The school spends $5,341 per student for academic programs and $7,064 per student for all school functions.

Central High School is located in Congressional District 5, State Board of Education District 9 represented by Thomas Ratliff, Texas House District 11 represented by Travis Clardy and Texas Senate District 3 represented by Robert Nichols.


Percent of student body by ethnicity

Percent of student body by academic risk factor

Student enrollment by grade level (percent of students/number of students)

Average number of students per class


Rate of students who dropped out

Rate of students who completed school

Number of days students were present divided by number of days students were enrolled

Percent of graduating students completing the requirements of a given graduation plan

College Readiness

Percent of graduating students who take advanced courses

Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT

Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

Percent of staff by role


Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Central High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
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Boling High School 282 Met Standard Boling
Bonham High School 542 Met Standard Bonham
Brownfield High School 430 Met Standard Brownfield
Central Heights High School 363 Met Standard Nacogdoches
Chapel Hill High School 313 Met Standard Mount Pleasant
Clifton High School 337 Met Standard Clifton
Coahoma High School 239 Met Standard Coahoma
Colorado High School 266 Met Standard Colorado City
Crane High School 294 Met Standard Crane
Denver City High School 379 Met Standard Denver City
Deweyville High School 218 Met Standard Deweyville
Dumas High School 1,076 Met Standard Dumas
Eastland High School 307 Met Standard Eastland
Grape Creek High School 321 Met Standard San Angelo
Hallettsville High School 311 Met Standard Hallettsville
Hamilton High School 253 Improvement Required Hamilton
Harper High School 223 Met Standard Harper
Iola High School 241 Met Standard Iola
Junction High School 209 Met Standard Junction
Livingston High School 1,124 Met Standard Livingston
Malakoff High School 302 Met Standard Malakoff
Martins Mill High School 218 Met Standard Martin'S Mill
Mexia High School 528 Met Standard Mexia
Newton High School 308 Improvement Required Newton
Nocona High School 227 Met Standard Nocona
Onalaska Jr/Sr High School 376 Met Standard Onalaska
Orange Grove High School 504 Met Standard Orange Grove
Ore City High School 231 Met Standard Ore City
Palestine High School 830 Met Standard Palestine
Pewitt High School 290 Met Standard Omaha
Post High School 220 Met Standard Post
Reagan County High School 196 Met Standard Big Lake
Refugio High School 347 Met Standard Refugio
Sanford-Fritch High School 223 Improvement Required Fritch
Shiner High School 257 Met Standard Shiner
Stanton High School 207 Met Standard Stanton
Sulphur Springs High School 1,134 Met Standard Sulphur Springs
Union Grove High School 219 Improvement Required Gladewater
Woden High School 276 Met Standard Woden