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24617 75th Street
Salem, WI 53168

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(262) 843-2321 x309
(262) 843-4069
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September 28, 2014
This is a great school, depending on you get for a teacher, the math program here is something that needs fixing and they need to fire a few choice teachers in my opinion for sheer laziness. The sports programs are all great too! Another complaint is that the school uses a 1 on 1 program with technology but the Wi-Fi is almost constantly crashing causing teachers to change their lessons on the spot. Also a major drug and alcohol is rooted through out the student body and sports program which no one seems to be fixing. May I recommend a drug an alcohol test every 2 weeks during sporting seasons.

- submitted by a student

February 06, 2014
This school likes to push kids through the system without care or concern if the student is actually learning. My son attended there his first year of high school and failed miserably. There was no help from teachers and they took the attitude "it's not my responsibility" when my son was not performing. They allow students to play games on their laptops instead of learning. The counselors do not reply to emails or phone calls and fail to identify problems with students. My son was having problems all year and his so called "counselor" did not even talk with him once all year. Also seems to be a big drug problem out in Salem.

- submitted by a parent

August 07, 2012
I really like this school! Central has some very neat things to offer. The band program here is awesome. Central has some awesome sports teams such as cross country, volleyball, softball and many other sports. Central just recently built a new athletics stadium, a new tennis court, an 8 lane all weather track, and a new softball field. There are some down sides though, the school is overcrowded and some of the teachers weren't the most helpful and willing to help students. Otherwise, this is a great school!!

- submitted by a student

January 31, 2010
great school. outstanding education and many chanced to succeed by having a wide array of classes in every sunject.

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July 10, 2009
My son attends this school. He gets all the one on one attention he could need. I am very happy with the teachers.

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May 06, 2009
This school is horrible. It has more students than it can handle. This causes over crowding and confusion.

- submitted by a student

May 06, 2009
I love my school. But, there really is no reward for taking honors or AP classes other than your college transcripts, because there is not GPA balancing-- if you get all A's in disgustingly easy classes, you have a higher GPA than someone who got six A's and one B in a schedule which has three AP classes and two honors classes. But, the quality of education and the teachers are really good.

- submitted by a student

May 30, 2008
I have had three children pass through Central. Each received an outstanding education. They were extremely well prepared for college, where they excelled. Teachers at Central were willing to give extra instruction to students who asked for help, even if it went beyond their contracted time. The extra-curricular programs need some help, but I'd much rather see the tax dollars being spent on academics than sports.

- submitted by a parent

April 27, 2008
my second son is graduating in 05/08 and has also been accepted into Wisc. Madison. Top notch caring teachers and very opportunistic AP program rewards students willing to buy into the program. The academics, athletics, and technical programs are all top notch and merit an excellent rating. Two happy parents.

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March 13, 2005
Westosha Central offers so much for a student to really grow and excell with. I believe it offers some of the best oppurtunties for those students going in any direction. I feel very safe, comfortable, and very happy going to Central.

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Central High School
24617 75th Street, Salem, WI  53168
(262) 843-2321 x309
Last modified Central High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Central High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top