Central High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1700 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Phone
(215) 276-5262
District
PHILADELPHIA CITY SD
County
PHILADELPHIA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2316
Classroom Teachers
101

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.8% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Central High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 99 69
Proficiency in Reading 99 73
Proficiency in Math 99 66

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 22.89
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.84
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 606 26.2%
Grade 10 598 25.8%
Grade 11 567 24.5%
Grade 12 545 23.5%
Total 2316 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 25.3% 14.7% 68.7%
Black 28.0% 54.8% 15.6%
Hispanic 8.6% 21.4% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 37.8% 8.8% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 99.6% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 99.6% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,569,657 12,805,537
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 11,011.0 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 5.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.1% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.6% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.5% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 12.9% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 591,280 5,007,442
Single Parent Households With Children 15.2% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.3% 89.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.1% 30.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.2% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.8% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.5% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.5% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.7% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.3% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 21.9% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,969 $914,994,855 32.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $402 $52,780,590 1.9%
Staff $326 $42,802,170 1.5%
General Administration $424 $55,669,080 2.0%
School Administration $481 $63,152,895 2.2%
Operation $1,469 $192,872,355 6.8%
Transportation $611 $80,221,245 2.8%
Other $373 $48,973,035 1.7%
Total Support $4,086 $536,471,370 19.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $10,456 $1,372,820,520 48.6%
Total Expenditures $21,511 $2,824,286,745 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,590 $14,751,635,620 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $720 $1,235,662,604 4.1%
Staff $433 $744,108,384 2.5%
General Administration $392 $672,663,093 2.2%
School Administration $655 $1,125,040,706 3.7%
Operation $1,335 $2,293,432,009 7.6%
Transportation $743 $1,276,810,887 4.2%
Other $478 $821,523,453 2.7%
Total Support $4,757 $8,169,222,694 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,208 $7,227,042,161 24.0%
Total Expenditures $17,554 $30,147,882,209 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%