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Hazelwood Central High School

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Posted October 8, 2013

A wonderful school the teachers really keep you informed. My senior has already been excepted into a college and given a full ride scholarship. that wouldnt have happened if the teachers were that bad as some of the reviews state. I always recieve info on whats going on in school and oppertunities the children have to participate in things.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2013

I love this school yeah there are some bad kids but where don't you find bad kids its a great school experience the teachers are cool and find new ways to teach and entertain the students I just love it GO HAWKS!!!!!!!!


Posted April 28, 2013

terrible.....teachers don't care, students don't care, admins don't care....There are fights every week, the curriculum is comprehensible for a dog, and the staff worries about everything but the necessities of the school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 31, 2011

Am currently a Junior in this school and i can say that i love my school,the student and the teachers.GO HAWKS!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 23, 2010

This school isn't bad at all. Why all the negativity? It's not the teacher's fault that the student is failing. Come on kids, you need to hold up your end of the bargain! Teachers & parents do theirs. Overall, this is a real good school. We are diverse as well. GO HAWKS!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 1, 2010

Hazelwood Central High School is a very good school the staff and teachers are the best. The problem is the students who are always disrupting class and that dont care about their education. They try to act all tough and start fights, smoke weed in the bathrooms, and skip classes. I moved to this district in the second grade (I am now in the 10th) from private school because of the good education. My parents and I were really satisfied with my learning and still are. Its up to the student to just block all the negative things out and focus on what they came to school for, an education. But I believe if your child is younger and is starting off in elementary school in this district think again. I was comparing what I learned with what my younger brother is learning now and it is completely different. MDS
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 23, 2010

This school is terrible, the teachers dont care neither do the students. If your looking for a school to go to THIS is not the one....
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 23, 2010

Hazelhood central is the WORST school in the Country, I cant believe Im stuck working here. The kids here are so disrespectful to their elders and have no respect for authority.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 23, 2010

I have had a great experience at Hazelwood Central as a parent. The teachers have always been extremely supportive. I could name so many teachers that I have been wonderful. My daugher is able to take Honors classes and AP classes here that are not available at all the other school districts. I am sad to see below that teachers at Hazelwood Central considers this a bad school. I hope they can work with the PTSA to make things better. I know respect starts at home and maybe there are issues at home causing these kids to act up. Please don't give up on the kids. Try working thru the parents to get some support?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 22, 2010

This school is the worst! it has lots of fights, people smoking in the building, and teachers that don't care
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 27, 2009

I love my school..there are very few fights and the students are friendly..we hav alot of fun and the sports teams are excellent
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 12, 2009

If I could give it a minus 10 I would. This is the worst school ever as far as the administration goes. If you need to deal with them, good luck. They are rude and incompetent especially the newest staff people.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 12, 2009

Love it!! Love the teachers!!! love the School!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2009

There isnt wrong with Central. I am attending school there and love it.! GO HAWKS
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 24, 2009

The curriculum is okay it's just that their disciplinary measures are not really as enforced as much as they should be by their teachers.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 25, 2008

you need to give central some slack,its not the school itself that needs the help.its the students.majority of the students worry more about their looks,being cool, or staying in style then getting their education.or it could be the parents.I'm not pointing fingers but if the parents tried to get more involve with their child,or the school maybe things will start looking up.as for the teachers,some of them cant teach,but there are some who can.99% of the teachers there are willing to help the students,if the students,are willing to first help themselves,no ones to blame...its all about the choices you make.but its not the schools fault.the school is trying its hardest to help the kids success.the learning environment,however is a difficult place because the students,who do want to learn like myself cant due to the fact that there are some students who just act up and waste class time.if anything,please change that.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 13, 2008

I think the children perform at school the way they perform at home.Most of the homes are single parent homes and that parent works everyday this give the children free time to do and think as they please, no guidance.The biggest distraction is computers,how many of you monitor their usage? How many of you know what their grades are? How many of you know click they are affiliated with? Well hazelwood central High School is in very good standing with me. I have a daughter there, she is a sophmore her job is to go to school prepared to learn my job is to make sure she is prepared.This is not the teachers responsibility so when we make statements about the teacher not doing a 100% job maybe it is our children and ourselves we should check!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 12, 2008

The school is ok, some of the teachers don't care but a lot of it has to do with the student, they have to care about their education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 27, 2008

Hazelwood Central is a TERRIBLE learning environment! The School progressively gets worse every single day. It is a school with alot of PROBLEMS that are ignored for whatever reason.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 2, 2008

I am a senior at Central right now, and I must say. The school has gotten worse every year. There is soooo much lack of discipline in this school. Honestly, today, in my Electronics class, we were supposed to be taking notes on circuit boards, but instead, the entire back of the class had an hour-long debate over the upcoming presidential election. We didnt even do anything. Secondly, us taxpayers are giving money for more security. OK, so what do we do? We buy a desk, that people sit at all day and do nothing but watch cameras, which are by the way, right next to them, and then we hire another security guard who sits in a chair all day. After that, we buy barricades to stop incoming traffic....but they're always up. All the time. Seriously, wtf.
—Submitted by a student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 57% in 2013.

421 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
32%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 54% in 2013.

485 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
29%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

473 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
42%
English

The state average for English was 60% in 2013.

558 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
54%
English II

The state average for English II was 69% in 2013.

482 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
59%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 61% in 2013.

542 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
33%
Government

The state average for Government was 54% in 2013.

442 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
25%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 47% in 2013.

563 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
52%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Students27%
Black26%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch24%
Students with disabilities8%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Algebra II

All Students28%
Black25%
Hispanicn/a
White56%
Free or reduced-price lunch28%
Students with disabilities6%

Biology

All Students67%
Black65%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Free or reduced-price lunch64%
Students with disabilities33%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

English

All Students46%
Black45%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White68%
Free or reduced-price lunch37%
Students with disabilities10%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

English II

All Students63%
Black60%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Free or reduced-price lunch57%
Students with disabilities29%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Geometry

All Students36%
Black33%
Hispanicn/a
White58%
Free or reduced-price lunch28%
Students with disabilities6%

Government

All Students44%
Black40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Free or reduced-price lunch38%
Students with disabilities18%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

U.S. History

All Students50%
Black48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Free or reduced-price lunch42%
Students with disabilities27%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 87% 17%
White 10% 74%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 5%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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15875 New Halls Ferry Rd
Florissant, MO 63031
Phone: (314) 953-5400

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