Central High School

1700 West Olney Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141 | (215) 276-5262
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,331
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 2,331 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 2nd out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Made AYP
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1700 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141
  • Principal or Admin: Sheldon Pavel
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,331
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 107.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,090 (46.8%)
  • Females: 1,210 (51.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 144 (6.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 726 (31.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 870 (37.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Central High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.2%
Black75632.4%
Asian69729.9%
Hispanic1667.1%
White67629.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Central High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade66928.7%
10th Grade56524.2%
11th Grade56824.4%
12th Grade52922.7%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
33.8%
District:
80.0%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
95.2%
District:
57.4%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.2%
District:
4.1%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
96.7%
District:
51.3%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
96.6%
District:
48.6%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Central High School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on May 21, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Central is a jewel in a tough school district! It has been a safe place for my son to learn. It is full of kind, smart students who respect differences.

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