Central High School

716 East 14th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 745-1901
NR

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 553 students 9 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
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California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.
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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Los Angeles Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Central High School is a public high school in Los Angeles. The principal of Central High School is Janet Seary, whose e-mail is jseary@lausd.net. 553 students go to Central High School and identify primarily as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 30% of the Central High School students have "limited English proficiency." 79% of the 553 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Central High School is 9:1. Frida Kahlo High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 81% 73%
Black, non-Hispanic 14% 11%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.3%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 9%
Filipino 0.5% 2%
Asian 0.5% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% %
Unspecified 0.3% 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% %
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.3%
Multiracial 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79% 75%
Limited English proficiency 30% 32%

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