Trenton Central High School

400 Chambers St, Trenton, NJ 08609 | (609) 278-7260
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,741
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 400 Chambers Street, Trenton, NJ 08609
  • Principal or Admin: James Earle
School District Details
  • Trenton City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $25,455
  • Graduation Rate: 41.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 7.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.1
  • Enrolled Students: 10,999

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,741
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 123.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 841 (48.3%)
  • Females: 900 (51.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 113 (6.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 880 (50.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 993 (57.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Trenton Central High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black1,01658.4%
Asian311.8%
Hispanic65237.4%
White422.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Trenton Central High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade60134.5%
10th Grade43224.8%
11th Grade30517.5%
12th Grade35120.2%
Ungraded523.0%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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5 reviews for Trenton Central High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 13, 2011
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I thought the school could have used a bit more authority and less easy-going teachers.I'm a former TCHS student,dropped out in '08.I loved that school,even with its faults.I hope one day the school will be returned to it's quality of greatness.
  • Reviewed by Student on April 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • its a good school if you do what your suppose to do
  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 21, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I graduated from Trenton Central High School in 1989. It is a wonderful school with so much to offer each and every student. If you go there to learn then you will obtain a quality education.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 18, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i would like for trenton high school to send me an add so i can speak to somebody from there to ask them about the trenton high graduates 2008
  • Reviewed by Student on November 18, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Trenton high is the best high school there is i studied there but then i moved back to my hometown puerto rico but i'll give anything to go back to trenton high especially Trenton New Jersey

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Trenton Central High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on HSPA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Arts
  • Math

HSPA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201053.0%52.0%74.2%
200944.1%42.2%85.3%
 
Math Test
201024.9%24.9%77.6%
200918.6%17.7%39.8%
 
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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