Central High School

10/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
10
Grades
9-12
Students
1,305
Type
Public
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Academics
10/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Math
62%
State avg: 28%
English
77%
State avg: 49%
Science
54%
State avg: 29%
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10/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
96%
State avg: 77%
AP course participation
30%
State avg: 14%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
84%
State avg: 70%
Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
87%
Asian
5%
Two or more races
3%
African-American
3%
Hispanic
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
23 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Students per counselor
324 :1
State avg: 498 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
0%
State avg: 9%
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Neighborhood
5901 Hall Street Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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