PROFICIENCY 33% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Phenix City
35%Phenix City

Central High School is a school servicing grades 10 to 12 and is located in the district of "Phenix City" in Phenix City, AL. There are a total of 1,271 students and 73 teachers at Central High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 692 free lunch students and 77 reduced lunch students.

Central High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 12% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch692
Reduced lunch77


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment13
Taking some courses10
Taking some courses (not tests)2
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Central High School, there are a total of 13 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 10 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School17%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School49%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Central High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 27.2% 31.6% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 66.6% 59.3% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 0.8% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 4.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 3.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Phenix City Elementary School33%0.9Phenix City, AL
Phenix City Intermediate School35%1.1Phenix City, AL
Westview Elementary School20%1.6Phenix City, AL
Lakewood Elementary School53%1.8Phenix City, AL
Sherwood Elementary School43%2.2Phenix City, AL
Ladonia Elementary School36%2.9Ladonia, AL
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy27%2.9Columbus, GA
Smiths Station High School34%3.3Smiths Station, AL
Fox Elementary School10%3.4Columbus, GA
Ridgecrest Elementary School30%3.7Phenix City, AL
River Road Elementary School35%3.7Columbus, GA
Meadowlane Elementary School30%3.8Phenix City, AL

Phenix City demographics profile

StatisticPhenix CityAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,3219291
Median age32.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Phenix City

IndexPhenix CityAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Central High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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