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Central High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,573
Best High School in Texas
#53
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District KELLER ISD
Type Public
 Phone (817)744-2000
 Location 9450 RAY WHITE RD
KELLER, TX 76244
Charter School No

Central High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 53rd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Central High School student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White55.8%1,437
Black8.7%224
Hispanic21.1%542
Asian Pacific8.8%227
Native American Indian0.5%12
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%5
Two or more races4.9%126

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 8.6%

15.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, CENTRAL H S students are largely wealthy and rank 102nd in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman719
Sophomore661
Junior598
Senior595
Total2,573

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 168th in Texas

Students at Central High School scored an average 86% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 14.5% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*90%
Boys80% to 84%*84%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*90% to 94%*
Black70% to 79%*80% to 84%*
Hispanic80% to 84%*85%
Multiracial80% or more*90% to 94%*
White85% to 89%*88%
With Disabilites40% to 49%*45% to 49%*
Limited English60% to 69%*60% to 64%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1040

The average SAT score for Central High School students in 2015 was 1040.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 320th in Texas

552 out of 1,193 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (46%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 28% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 75th in Texas

Central High School offers 20 AP courses. 63 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Central High School had 556 taking AP exams with a 424 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 88% percentile and well above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 76% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 63% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 42%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 31%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 48%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1%26
Boys1.7%22
Girls0.3%4
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.1%78
Boys4.5%57
Girls1.7%21
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.4%60
Boys3.3%42
Girls1.4%18

Location

Central High School
9450 RAY WHITE RD
KELLER, TX
76244
(817)744-2000

10 out of 10 1

District

KELLER ISD
KELLER, TX