High Point Central High School

Claimed
5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
8
Grades
9-12
Students
1,454
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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English 2
45%
State avg: 60%
Math
53%
State avg: 60%
Biology I
24%
State avg: 54%
4/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

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

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
85%
State avg: 84%
Average SAT score
1357
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
58%
State avg: 64%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
40%
White
32%
Hispanic
15%
Asian
10%
Two or more races
3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
163 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
14%
State avg: 11%
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8 Reviews
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3 0
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Neighborhood
801 Ferndale Blvd
High Point, NC 27262
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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