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About This School

Central High School is a public high school in Erie. The principal of Central High School is Mr Gerald Mifsud. 952 students attend Central High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 66% of the 952 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Central High School is 13:1. AEP/Transition School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 57% 50%
Multiracial 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 25% 34%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Hispanic 14% 10%
Asian 0.9% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 66% 73%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    Its so fun! I love it there so much hands on things to do and barely any drama. The only drama we have is from other schools that don't like us at Central. Lol but other than that we are like bonded together. Its like you have 09483290473284093284093274239047 family members at school; You hate them but you love them at the same time no dresscode and no one gets bullied compared to SV or East. The teachers are amazing and SOOO funny!

  • (2 years ago)

    I am a student at CT and I love it there it's a great atmosphere to learn in. The teachers are very helpful and the students are good

  • (3 years ago)

    This is a wonderful school with alot of options for kids to chose from. I will be attending here this year as a freshman. I belive all highschools should have this option of tade for students. It's the best thing becasue when we graduate we have a deplomia and a certification in a certian feild.

  • (5 years ago)

    Great school i'm going to attend there next year. When i shadowed i loved it so much. All of the students were so kind and sweet and all of the teachers seemed to be very nice and welcoming! I think both the teachers and the students work very hard & only want whats best. This school is just as good as any other school. It's a good environment for kids to grow up in and its almost like college because you go for a major and i think that's a very smart idea. They are preparing the kids for college and when you graduate from there you get a good recommendation. i think all of the highschool kids in erie should go to this school!

  • (5 years ago)

    It would be a good school if the teacher challenged students more. The teachers don't push for success. It's sad but true. That is why the dropout rate is 1/4 at Central. It is a very big problem that the administration chooses to dismiss. Its going to come back and bite them. The school is a good environment. Good kids (for the most part). But the Faculty and the Administration need to push for more success. And buckle down on discipline.

  • (6 years ago)

    What a great improvement in the school. After the change from academic to Career and Tech the school has soared. The students are positive the teachers and administration are working for the best interest of the students. Now with the adding of an honors program there is a waiting list to attend. The only problem I see is that school for student that struggle academicaly has been placed in the far wing of the building. Althought seperated fron the Central Tech students the public believes that these are Central Tech students when they have problems.

  • (7 years ago)

    Great School the new Principal has made it a joy for families and studens are appreciated. The increase in honor programs community service projects and career programs are a great match.

  • (7 years ago)

    Central High School is a good school if you take advantage of the opportunities you have at learning what the teachers teach you. Teachers don't challenge you as much at they should but really it all depends on the student and how much he/ she wants to learn.

  • (8 years ago)

    Not a good school. Limited honors programs. Limited opportunities for children hoping to go to college.

  • (9 years ago)

    Principal is a joke. And so are the uniforms the kids have to wear. They want to kids to be individual and then they all have to dress the same.

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