The programs are fantastic and when teachers aren't playing favoritism and remain unbiased with other students, they are just as well. Of course my main problem with CHS, speaking as a former student who graduated from a recent class, is some of the students that attend there. How they are handled can make or break the experience at Central and it broke mine. Sometimes I felt as if the teachers where truly oblivious to the atmosphere. If you truly saw what was brought in the classrooms - by which I do not mean soda, chips, or candy or media players, you would be shocked and frightened. When someone tells me that they have a student attending CHS, I truly feel like apologizing to them, but to each their own. I hope CHS improves in handling the student body because this is a school with history and has the opportunity to blossom into one of Louisville's best.
I realy think that Central is a great school because i have been hearing great things about it.. Like how it has more activities than other high school in JCPS..It is such an amazing school because of how it has all the things that you needed for college..
Aside from the students that go there, the school as a genral has great programs and sets their students up for sucess. The teachers care the curicculum is one point making kids perorm to the best.
i love central high school and the reason is its because of there medical programs :D
I'm a former student of Central High School (C/O '09) and I can say that Central is a school that is above average. If I could rate the programs, curriculum, teachers, alone it would get nothing but 5 solid stars from me because the opportunities that they offer to students are that superb. I'm so grateful to have received the opportunity to attend Central. However, the downfall of Central is the majority of it's students, who lack much discipline & home training. It's a shame because there are many students, including myself during my time there, who wanted to make the best of everything they had to offer, but at SEVERAL points, I even found myself in positions where I even considered transferring because of many of the students who went there. With lack of better words, many Central students are pretty ghetto.
This is school is the best no doubt about it. I'm a sophomore at Central, and so far Central is the best high school. I pick the right school to go to.
We love Central High School, because ther relationship between students and teacher is very good. Central is a maget school in the heart of Louisville, KY and the high school of the greatest boxer of all times Ali!!!
This school is the best school in the country. I am astudent in the computer tech. magnet, and it is a really good way to pursue in a career that offers tons of high paying jobs! quit hatin!
Central is not a bad school. Everyone say it is because its in the west end but its really not. The teachers are really involved and there are rarely any fights like peole say there is. During the 08-09 year, my year as a freshman.. There was only 2 fights and the teachers got there as soon as the fight started. Central is full of love. Central isnt a bad school at all. Its one of the best schools i've been to yet. If it wasnt for central, i wouldnt be on the track and path that im on now. You wont actually know how great central is until you go there. =) I love central to death. Plus central has programs that most of the schools in jefferson county dont have. It really prepares you for college and the staff really do have your intrest at heaart <33
This is a very bad school. There are anywhere from 50-70 students roaming the halls and going into classrooms they do not belong in during any given day. This amount increases as the end of the year approaches. Teachers cannot teach because students are constantly being non-attentive, getting up and walking out of class at random moments all throughout class, while students from other classes will burst through the classroom door from other classes talking very loudly (almost yelling) and giving high fives to the other students. They completely ignore teachers as if they do not exist and there is not anything much that the administration does about it besides giving out detentions. This is understandable since they are overwhelmed each day with just trying to keep a handle on dealing with all the out of control students each day. I teach there and I would never send my kids here.
It is an excellent School of couse no school is perfect so don't jude it by the way people protray central to be. Central is an wonderful school to attend and I am proud to be a student of Central High School.
I believe central has a lot to offer.Thier only down fall is that there are students that really want to learn and take advantage of all that central has to offer....Then there are those who are there wasting teachers time and there own. I wish central would be more selective on who is admitted to the school.Because if they were then the test scores would go up also the school would get more funding.I,to be honest love this school and all that it has to offer but I truely believe the rules and standards should be higher. This school is just as good as Manuel,Brown,Male,etc. But no one knows because you have students in the school that are there just to play around and it's not fair to the students who are thier to take in the beautiful programs that are offered.
There are a lot of classes that are offer at Central that other schools don't such as the Law Magnet and Forensic Science.
I am a former graduate of Central and I just wanted to say that I'm glad everything seems to be working out for my Alma Mater. I mean things weren't easy at Central but we got by. The Legacy lives on!
I am glad that things have gotten better at Central, because when I attended Central, it wasn't that great. Teachers were giving busy work, the students were very disruptive and disrespectful (not all, but 80% were), and I truly felt that in some instances, I was cheated out of a quality education. This school has a great legacy, and I wish more students and administrators took pride in Central.
I am a current student of Central High School. As with any school, you will have a negative aspect and a positive one. In my opinion, the positive outweighs the negative. The education one earns there is of ones will. If a person wishes to succeed and excel beyond they can with a Central Education. The amazing programs available help students belong. There is a great air of legacy that engulfs you when you walk through the doors of Central and the school pride throughout the community is amazing. Central strives to provide numerous opportunities for those who want them. I am a Law & Government Magnet student who currently has a summer internship through Central. I am proud to say I attend and my success will reflect the true excellence of Central High as can yours if you chose.
I am a current student at Central High. Even though Central is majority African-American it is the most culturally diverse school I've ever attended. The curriculum is definitely on point.Your academic experience is what you make it and CHS offers a broad range of courses. If you take simple classes I guess you'll receive a simple education. That would bore me so my all classes are advanced, even some for college credit to challenge myself.
Like all other schools in the district, it has its flaws that do take time to fix. Central has come a far away from the year I first enrolled to last May 06' when I graduated. The school has become better than it was. The education that you recieve here is what you make of it, like anything else - you get what you put into it. This school provides a broad culture scene. The school teachers respect and cultural diversity, which is very important in America's society. There are teachers who really care for you, and then those that don't. However, the number of great teachers outnumber the bad ones. It has provide me opportunities for college and scholarships.
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