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Central High School

Preschool | Grades 9-12 | Los Angeles Unified
716 East 14TH St
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 745-1901

About This School

Central High School is located in Los Angeles, CA and is one of 267 high schools in Los Angeles Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 565 students in grades 9-12.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Central High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Central High School had an API growth score of 427 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Central High School's 2012 base score was 440 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Central High School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

565

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

44% 56%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

55.2%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$11,386
per student
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