Central High School

423 East Central, Springfield, MO 65802 | (417) 523-9600
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,627
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,627 middle and high school students from grades 6-12
  • Ranks 232nd out of 513 high schools in MO.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Not Met
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 423 E Central, Springfield, MO 65802
  • Principal or Admin: Ron Snodgrass
  • Fax: (417) 523-9695
  • Website: sps.k12.mo.us
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,627
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 94.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 789 (48.5%)
  • Females: 838 (51.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 138 (8.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 681 (41.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 819 (50.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Central High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian191.2%
Black19311.9%
Asian885.4%
Hispanic674.1%
White1,26077.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Central High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade412.5%
7th Grade432.6%
8th Grade402.5%
9th Grade47229.0%
10th Grade35621.9%
11th Grade38023.4%
12th Grade29518.1%
Classroom Environment (2010)
Students Per Classroom
School:
26.0
District:
20.0
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
76.9%
District:
83.2%
Dropout Rate
School:
4.9%
District:
3.5%
Post-Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent Entering a 2-Year College: 30.4%
Percent Entering a 4-Year College: 42.5%
Percent Entering the Work Force: 11.4%
Percent Entering the Military: 1.8%
Faculty Information (2010)
Principal Years of Experience: 25.0
Teacher Average Years of Experience: 15.3
Faculty Salary (2010)
Average Salary of Administration: $79,487
Average Salary of Teachers: $44,976
Teacher Credentials (2009)
Percent of Teachers with Regular Certificates
School:
97.9%
District:
99.4%
Percent of Teachers with Special Certificates
School:
2.1%
District:
0.6%
Source: MO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Central High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on MAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Biology
  • Communication Arts
  • English II
  • Government
  • Mathematics
  • Science
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
23.9
District:
22.5
Percent of Graduates Scoring Higher Than the National Average: 34.8%
Percent of Graduates Taking the ACT
School:
50.4%
District:
63.8%
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Not Met

MAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Communication Arts Test
201097.6%50.0%50.2%
2009100.0%52.1%48.1%
2008100.0%51.6%47.6%
 
Mathematics Test
2010100.0%64.9%56.0%
2009100.0%60.0%50.7%
2008100.0%60.6%51.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Communication Arts Test
201097.5%56.4%52.4%
2009100.0%58.8%51.1%
2008100.0%57.4%49.3%
 
Mathematics Test
2010100.0%61.1%55.2%
2009100.0%60.5%52.4%
2008100.0%59.3%49.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Communication Arts Test
2010100.0%60.1%52.4%
200997.4%56.6%50.2%
2008100.0%57.8%48.4%
 
Mathematics Test
2010100.0%59.8%52.0%
2009100.0%54.8%47.0%
2008100.0%56.4%44.3%
 
Science Test
2010100.0%54.1%48.4%
200997.4%52.3%45.2%
2008100.0%52.6%43.3%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201064.6%61.5%57.3%
200984.5%71.6%52.7%
 
Biology Test
201057.2%60.3%56.7%
200960.4%60.3%55.1%
 
English II Test
201068.0%73.8%73.2%
200974.9%76.5%72.6%
 
Government Test
201044.1%55.7%-
 
Source: MO Department of Education 2009-2010

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