Central High School

421 Fountain St Ne, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 | (616) 819-2310
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 643
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 421 Fountain Street Ne, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Arthur Garner
  • Fax: (616) 819-2369
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: 643
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 261 (40.6%)
  • Females: 324 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (7.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 539 (83.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 586 (91.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Central High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black25339.3%
Asian71.1%
Hispanic26741.5%
White578.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Central High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade21233.0%
10th Grade19730.6%
11th Grade13721.3%
12th Grade9715.1%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Central High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on June 27, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went there back in the late 1970's. a good high school back then.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Central High School performed on average much worse than most 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
201028.3%42.0%72.8%
200937.2%40.1%71.1%
200833.7%43.2%72.4%
 

MME - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201013.6%26.1%50.4%
200917.2%26.0%49.3%
200811.7%23.0%46.2%
 
Reading Test
201034.8%47.7%65.2%
200935.5%40.0%59.9%
200833.3%39.4%61.9%
 
Science Test
201014.8%31.2%57.9%
200922.6%29.0%55.6%
200819.6%28.4%56.6%
 
Social Studies Test
201052.2%60.6%79.4%
200960.2%64.0%81.3%
200860.4%56.6%79.9%
 
Writing Test
201013.6%24.9%43.7%
200910.8%22.1%43.4%
20088.0%18.4%41.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200920.4%28.4%52.1%
200816.9%28.4%52.3%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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