Trenton Central High School

400 Chambers St, Trenton, NJ 08609 | (609) 278-7260
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,741
Not Available

4.5 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
Find Old Friends From Trenton Central High School

Use the form below to search for alumni from Trenton Central High School.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
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--
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%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4.5

4.5 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
The Overall Rating is the school's average rating from parents, students, school faculty and staff. The highest rating is five apples and the lowest is one apple.

Share Your Review About This School

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

5 reviews for Trenton Central High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 12, 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

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
Trenton Central High School West
9-12 | 621 Students | 1.4 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Hamilton North-Nottingham School
9-12 | 1,380 Students | 1.7 miles away

5 out of 5
Hamilton West-Watson School
9-12 | 1,366 Students | 1.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Daylight / Twilight High School
9-12 | 369 Students | 2.3 miles away

5 out of 5
Lawrence High School
9-12 | 1,158 Students | 3.1 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Ewing High School
9-12 | 1,151 Students | 3.5 miles away

5 out of 5
Hamilton East-Steinert School
9-12 | 1,595 Students | 4.2 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Bordentown Regional High School
9-12 | 746 Students | 5.4 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Robbinsville High School
9-12 | 740 Students | 6.6 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Central High School
9-12 | 1,233 Students | 8.1 miles away
Not Yet Rated

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about Trenton Central High School and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
Educators and Childhood Obesity
Obesity in childhood is rising to epidemic proportions in America and educators should be...
How to Get the Best Supplies for Your Money
School supply lists can seem unending, and the price can add up very quickly. But do we really...
Teaching Kids to Deal with Peer Pressure
Parents usually become very concerned when they hear the term "peer pressure." However, peer...