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Central High School

Public | 9-12 | 2535 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2014:
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2013:
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2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
Based on 4 ratings

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Posted April 29, 2006

Central high school has been an excellent school for us for the last 2 years. the teachers are very supportive of the kids, very willing to give extra help and back up our kids. the extra cirricular activities are great and the booster clubs amazing!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 25, 2005

CHS has been a good school for my child. There is a wide variety of classes and levels for every child. The school is only three years old and this is the first year (2006) to have a graduating class. This has meant there has not been a lot of traditions at the school but the students present have started to create those traditions. The band, drama and athletic programs have all worked hard over the last three years to build their programs and are starting to see results in competitions. This school district allows students to travel to other campuses to take classes not available at their home campus ( student provides own transportation). Parents are involved mostly in the booster clubs of activities that their children our involved in. There is an active PTA at the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2005

Central has been a great school so far for my daughter. The teachers have been caring and very helpful to keep her on track. The extra curricular activities are phenomenal!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 13, 2005

I have enjoyed the two years which my two children have attended there at Central High School. With my son graduating next year 2006, I will be looking forward to two more great years for my daughter as well I am sure! So far, the office/teacher staff seems to be very professional and very caring towards the children. Though, I have been disappointed a few times with the the way the coaches there at Central treat certain students, compared to others. Sadly, I don't think that will change, beings sports these days are VERY POLITICAL. But it would be nice for a child to feel as appreciated and loved by his/her coach as for the students there at Central which the coaches boost ONLY about. My son quit a sport because of this!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 27, 2004

Great School, Great Teachers and great Principal! Incredible Tennis Program and Great Tennis Coach! This is is brand new school in our district and I cannot say enough great things about the staff, kids and active parents. Quality school!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

649 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

633 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

585 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

576 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

575 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

578 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

575 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

570 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

570 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
96%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

568 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students99%
Female99%
Male99%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged99%
Special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black or African American94%
Asian98%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students98%
Female98%
Male99%
Black or African American96%
Asian98%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female100%
Male99%
Black or African American98%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

382 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
90%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

620 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
93%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

595 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
59%
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

626 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
87%
English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

664 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
72%
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

628 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

629 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

657 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
99%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
73%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
74%
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

632 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
92%
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

617 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students83%
Female84%
Male82%
Black or African American79%
Asian86%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education41%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted83%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students96%
Female96%
Male96%
Black or African American96%
Asian96%
Hispanic97%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education90%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted95%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students91%
Female92%
Male90%
Black or African American93%
Asian96%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native88%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education75%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted90%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students91%
Female93%
Male89%
Black or African American88%
Asian90%
Hispanic93%
Multiracial96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education54%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)46%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted90%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students77%
Female84%
Male71%
Black or African American73%
Asian81%
Hispanic72%
Multiracial93%
American Indian or Alaska Native67%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education23%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students90%
Female91%
Male89%
Black or African American87%
Asian90%
Hispanic89%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native78%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education52%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted89%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students66%
Female72%
Male60%
Black or African American63%
Asian77%
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native44%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education19%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)11%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted62%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Students81%
Female88%
Male75%
Black or African American71%
Asian89%
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native60%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted80%

English III Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Black or African American98%
Asian98%
Hispanic94%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Native75%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education84%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted93%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students91%
Female88%
Male94%
Black or African American89%
Asian94%
Hispanic92%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Native83%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education62%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted90%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students84%
Female85%
Male83%
Black or African American80%
Asian93%
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native86%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education43%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted82%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 57% 29%
Hispanic 21% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 9% 4%
Black 8% 13%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 2%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 1%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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