Battle Creek Central High School

100 Van Buren St West, Battle Creek, MI 49017 | (269) 965-9526
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,341
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4.5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 100 W. Van Buren Street, Battle Creek, MI 49017
  • Principal or Admin: Ms. Tracy Nofs
  • Fax: (269) 660-5864
  • Website: battlecreekpublicschools.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,341
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 74.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 635 (47.4%)
  • Females: 658 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 102 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 809 (60.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 911 (67.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Battle Creek Central High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian141.0%
Black58043.3%
Asian443.3%
Hispanic1178.7%
White53840.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Battle Creek Central High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade36827.4%
10th Grade33825.2%
11th Grade32924.5%
12th Grade30622.8%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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4 reviews for Battle Creek Central High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 29, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • how many days are scheduled off school for the 2008 / 2009 school year
  • Reviewed by Former Student on December 04, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I graduated from bbc in 1975 . I wish some of my frieneds would e-mail me. I really enjoyed it there. Those were the days!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Student on August 06, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am currently attending BCCHS for 9th grade. i feel that this school exceeds expectations when it comes to extra curricular options and higher education like Independent study and AP classes. I LOVE IT THERE!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Battle Creek Central High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MEAP and MME state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Social Studies Test
201054.2%53.4%72.8%
200953.0%52.2%71.1%
200858.4%55.1%72.4%
 

MME - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201024.7%21.8%50.4%
200935.4%31.3%49.3%
200821.2%18.8%46.2%
 
Reading Test
201039.7%36.5%65.2%
200941.1%37.6%59.9%
200837.6%33.1%61.9%
 
Science Test
201038.8%34.4%57.9%
200939.9%35.3%55.6%
200832.3%28.6%56.6%
 
Social Studies Test
201056.9%52.8%79.4%
200976.1%70.2%81.3%
200868.4%62.9%79.9%
 
Writing Test
201020.7%18.3%43.7%
200923.4%20.1%43.4%
200816.8%14.7%41.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200931.0%27.3%52.1%
200825.9%22.6%52.3%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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